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Strut-brace in VK with VT m/cylinder & VS booster?

Lacksballs

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I'm looking to fit a "Whiteline" strut brace in my VK with the VT front brake upgrade & a cold air tray.

Has anyone done this before??? More worried about the clearance with the VS booster????

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.. won't fit
is the simple answer

the booster/master is in the way if you go towards the firewall
and the tray is in the way if you aim it forward

I ditched the cold air tray on the race car (it did SFA for speed)
and I now run the brace forward ..

which is better in my opinion anyway... (from working on the theory
of box construction)



 

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A straight one fits fine. Dont know about the air intake though.
 

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A straight one fits fine. Dont know about the air intake though.
straight? .. not with a V8!
air cleaner gets in the way.. or you cannot close the bonnet if you install it to go
over the carb air cleaner
 

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You could get really tricky and have an engineering shop make one up to your own design. Be just a matter of bring a straight section out on the booster side to clear then tucking in around the back of the cold air tray.
 

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straight? .. not with a V8!
air cleaner gets in the way.. or you cannot close the bonnet if you install it to go
over the carb air cleaner

I had no idea about the carb engine, i know straight misses the EFI version though ;)
 
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