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Old 11-05-2013, 02:54 PM   #15
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looks like i need to get one soon.
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Old 12-05-2013, 02:46 PM   #16
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Is it necessary to jack the car up to remove the strut tower bracing? I would assume that that at rest there is some tension placed on the brace, making jacking up a safer situation (for both car and person working on it). I am just curious though. Also, if there is not a DIY for intalling on an auto, i'll do a write up once I get my car back.
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Old 12-05-2013, 08:00 PM   #17
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Can the brace be installed without removing the tower to firewall brace? I assume it was only removed for better pictures?
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Old 12-05-2013, 08:25 PM   #18
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Can the brace be installed without removing the tower to firewall brace? I assume it was only removed for better pictures?
You can install it without removing the brace.
That said, removing it, (just a couple of bolts), gives you a little bit more room to install the brace...
So no, no need to remove it if you don't want to.
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It was super easy for me to install with out removing the brace as well. All I needed was an extension for my rachet. Takes maybe 5min to install.
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Old 12-06-2013, 02:36 AM   #20
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Sweet. Received mine a few days ago. Anxious to get it installed.
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Old 12-06-2013, 10:30 PM   #21
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Is it necessary to jack the car up to remove the strut tower bracing? I would assume that that at rest there is some tension placed on the brace, making jacking up a safer situation (for both car and person working on it). I am just curious though. Also, if there is not a DIY for intalling on an auto, i'll do a write up once I get my car back.
You will be just fine removing the strut tower bracing without jacking up the car. Nothing to worry about! Just be careful not to torque them down too tight when re-installing. The factory torque spec is only 12ft-lb!

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Does the MSB make a difference in daily driving? Or is it only noticeable in high performance situations?
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Does the MSB make a difference in daily driving? Or is it only noticeable in high performance situations?
Makes a noticeable difference in daily driving as well. The brake pedal just feels firmer period. I love it.
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Does the strut tower and/or firewall not flex enough under hard driving or over bumps/a pothole/or driveway curb/speed bump/etc to cause damage at some point by having an object pushing on the firewall from teh strut tower?

I'm throwing it out there because I don't know if strut tower doesn't move at all, ever, or if it does.
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Does the strut tower and/or firewall not flex enough under hard driving or over bumps/a pothole/or driveway curb/speed bump/etc to cause damage at some point by having an object pushing on the firewall from teh strut tower?

I'm throwing it out there because I don't know if strut tower doesn't move at all, ever, or if it does.
If the strut tower was moving enough to cause damage to the firewall from using a master cylinder brace then there would be damage to the braces that run to the center of the firewall. Just don't put a ton of pressure on the master cylinder and you will be fine. It took very little pressure to make a difference.
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Does anyone know what the bracket for the AT wire harness is called? I lost it and need to get another.


-EDIT- Got it I think! Part SU003-02205 Bracket for ATM

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