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Strut brace fitting

BOGANV8

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Had a quick search couldnt find anything...

Just bought a strut brace off ebay for $65 bucks going to fit it tomoz morn

Do you have to drop the springs out to get the bolts in from underneath or can it be done without dropping them

Car is VX SS any help you guys have would be great will post some pics in my ride when i am done


Cheers Dave
 

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I haven't done it myself but I have heard that you will need to drop the struts to fit the bolts.
 

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accentstencil said:
I haven't done it myself but I have heard that you will need to drop the struts to fit the bolts.

Are thats what i didnt wanna hear :bang: :bang: :bang: :bang:
 

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As accentstencil said you will have to drop the struts....

Bogan V8, did "nrap" supply you with the bolts?

When you do it , could you take some photos of the installation and post them up?

Good luck;)
 

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WAGON MAN said:
As accentstencil said you will have to drop the struts....

Bogan V8, did "nrap" supply you with the bolts?

When you do it , could you take some photos of the installation and post them up?

Good luck;)
Nah they didnt went a bought some this morning only 3 bucks for the bolts

will get pics of install when i do it tomoz

Any idea how to remove the struts is it just the bolt on top or will that let the whole spring go and i will end up in a big mess
 

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remove the top strut cover, (spring wont come out, theres an inside cover for that). then theres the two bolts at the bottom of the strut and a few fiddly things like brake hose clip etc. piece of piss.
 

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cool i hoping i wont have to go as far as doing the bottom bolts just the top one and let it hand just enough to get the nuts in there

will attack tomorrow and post up pics when im done
 

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When removing the front struts the camber will be altered, requiring a wheel alignment.
 

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unless there is studs sitting out on top of the strut tower then your gonna have to pull off the struts...
its a pain of a job so good luck with it
 

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genIIIbandit said:
When removing the front struts the camber will be altered, requiring a wheel alignment.
But if i only remove the top nut in the engine bay and let the spring fal should be o.k

It should only need a wheel alignment if you remove the whole strut from the vehicle....
 
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