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Old 06-11-2013, 09:42 PM   #1
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Strut Tower Brace Bolts

So today I bought a strut tower brace over craigslist, but it came without the bolts, are there special bolts that i need to install it or i can just get any type of bolts? and any specific bolt's size or whatever it fits?

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So today I bought a strut tower brace over craigslist, but it came without the bolts, are there special bolts that i need to install it or i can just get any type of bolts? and any specific bolt's size or whatever it fits?

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Grade 8 the yellow colored ish ones stronger... As for size I don't remember.. Not too long or they run into each other.. Also I make decals for them!
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looks great with the decals, I was thinking to paint mine yellow to match the exterior color, not sure how it will looks like!
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looks great with the decals, I was thinking to paint mine yellow to match the exterior color, not sure how it will looks like!
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Grade 8 the yellow colored ish ones stronger... As for size I don't remember.. Not too long or they run into each other.. Also I make decals for them!
Oh hey! That's my V6 but yeah definitely get the decals. So worth it! I was gonna post the picture but he beat me to it
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Oh hey! That's my V6 but yeah definitely get the decals. So worth it! I was gonna post the picture but he beat me to it
You can post them in my for sale thing it's under appearance and detailing unless they moved it to classifieds
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Today I was trying the fitment and I realized that there is a gap of about 1/2" to 3/4" between the strut tower and the firewall, I checked AM website and many ppl had the same issue and they had to do some modifications, I thought its a direct fitment!
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Today I was trying the fitment and I realized that there is a gap of about 1/2" to 3/4" between the strut tower and the firewall, I checked AM website and many ppl had the same issue and they had to do some modifications, I thought its a direct fitment!
Pictures? You have to remember. When something's mass produced for a model car they only use one model, where as we have different models for our cars and we are always changing and modifying them
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well what model did it come off? my guess is off of a 94-95 GT...if so then you'll have the gap till you make a spacer. i did on my GT no biggie...if aftermarket that could explain it too
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well what model did it come off? my guess is off of a 94-95 GT...if so then you'll have the gap till you make a spacer. i did on my GT no biggie...if aftermarket that could explain it too
Mine did as well.. It was from a 95.. What you use for a spacer
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some brass spacers from a hardware store to reach to the fire wall
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some brass spacers from a hardware store to reach to the fire wall
Never thought of that..
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Pictures? You have to remember. When something's mass produced for a model car they only use one model, where as we have different models for our cars and we are always changing and modifying them
I will take some tomorrow, we are having a big storm here in Philly right now!

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well what model did it come off? my guess is off of a 94-95 GT...if so then you'll have the gap till you make a spacer. i did on my GT no biggie...if aftermarket that could explain it too
Actually it's the SR from AM, I bought it from the guy and its brand new still in the box, most of the reviews saying they had a gap, but as long as you didn't have a problem installing it then I'll just go ahead and start install it this weekend hopefully!

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Can't complaint for some small modifications after I got it brand new for 50 bucks lol
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Wow! That's a steal! I got my window louvers for $120 haha
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Wow! That's a steal! I got my window louvers for $120 haha
Sam you bastard lol.. I got my stb for 15 and have a second one for 25 but my girl doesn't want it on her sixxer made a world of diffrence on my GT
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Sam you bastard lol.. I got my stb for 15 and have a second one for 25 but my girl doesn't want it on her sixxer made a world of diffrence on my GT
put it on her car anyways...i have no clue why ford stopped putting them on there from factory like they did the 94-95 models...i'd assume to be cheaper
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Sam you bastard lol.. I got my stb for 15 and have a second one for 25 but my girl doesn't want it on her sixxer made a world of diffrence on my GT
ill buy it! Sell It and make some profit out of it hahah
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put it on her car anyways...i have no clue why ford stopped putting them on there from factory like they did the 94-95 models...i'd assume to be cheaper
Probably... I will sometime.. She's all like why do I need that.. Once I put my bullitts on here's I'll be like you need them so the tires will feel more grounded to the ground... Bahahaha
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Probably... I will sometime.. She's all like why do I need that.. Once I put my bullitts on here's I'll be like you need them so the tires will feel more grounded to the ground... Bahahaha
Will she really look under the hood? Just install it while she's not looking hahah
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Here's some pictures, the second picture showing the gap, and the third picture showing the stb touching the throttle body I think!


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hmm my eibach is a bit longer in the back so it fit just fine...but the one you have fit like my old one did where i had to make spacers...

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