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Old 10-27-2009, 09:22 AM   #1
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Steering Rack Clamp and Brace Hardware

So after taking this off my car over a year ago, I have miss placed the bolts/nuts needed to install. Anyone know what I need to grab at Home Depot to get this in? Also anyone know if there is a difference between the Genuinesaab hardware and the MP?
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Old 10-27-2009, 09:52 AM   #2
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Mine uses a special bolt on the bottom.

ps email next time I just saw the pm from you.
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2.0 GOOSE 500whp + 8500rpm = 11.06 @125 E85
Viggen 439whp / 447tq 12.43 @114 on Gt2871.64, (Now 511whp Gt3076)
Nordic E85 9-3 SS Aero 320hp / 350ftlbs
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Old 10-27-2009, 10:36 AM   #3
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Will email next time.

Sigh, wish that was out when I got mine many years ago. Just couldn't pass it up when MP was at Carlisle. That must have been 4-5 years ago.

I might just have to take things apart and see what fits, I have time as I don't drive to work.
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MP is still in business contact them.

Should be able to pickup a few different lengths of m8x1.25 bolts at the hardware store. Take the clamp and make sure you have enough bolt out the back. At least two diameters into the body should be fine.

Not sure if they used 6mm or 8mm on the fender brace but same thing there. Going through about 6mm of body. Bottom bolt is a stud and you might be able to use a std m8x1.25 nylock nut.

Been a while for me too.. My dad and I running rack braces. The first part on my Haas. Thanksgiving day too. -05 had a bit more hair back then.

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2.0 GOOSE 500whp + 8500rpm = 11.06 @125 E85
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Should be able to pickup a few different lengths of m8x1.25 bolts at the hardware store. Take the clamp and make sure you have enough bolt out the back. At least two diameters into the body should be fine.

Not sure if they used 6mm or 8mm on the fender brace but same thing there. Going through about 6mm of body. Bottom bolt is a stud and you might be able to use a std m8x1.25 nylock nut.

Been a while for me too.. My dad and I running rack braces. The first part on my Haas. Thanksgiving day too. -05 had a bit more hair back then.
Thanks, I'm not opposed to picking up a few length bolts and whatnot. In putting on the other parts yesterday somehow made me remember that I this laying around somewhere, looked and found it, sans the tidbits needed to put it on...
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Got some bolts and nuts, but headed to a birthday party. I'll have to see if they work tomorrow. I am sure I can figure it out, but anyone have directions in case it isn't clear and I wouldn't know cause I grabbed the wrong bolts?
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quick question: are the PFS steering rack clamp and brace FROM GS?
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probably not in concept but in design and manufacturing yes. GS makes their parts in house.
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Installed this today, wasn't sure exactly what hardware needed so I had bought a bunch. I picked up 8 bolts of 2 different lengths. Only ended up needing two; the longer ones. Nick suggestion of the bolt size worked for the clamp, but not the brace. Where it connects to the wheel well area, the whole there was more like a 6 or 7mm, not 8. I just had to enlarge the whole a little bit. Haven't had the time to grab some pics or drive it yet though.
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