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Old 13-08-2014, 11:46 PM   #101
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Yellow says, Existing factory bolts are too short?

I was worried about that before buying the brace but someone asked the questions and it was a non issue.

Anyway Stef has fitted his, so the problem must be that the wheels were hanging and pulling the sway bar in the down position.

I have to find some time when I know I don't need to drive my car and get this on.
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Old 14-08-2014, 01:01 PM   #102
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Yellow says, Existing factory bolts are too short?

I was worried about that before buying the brace but someone asked the questions and it was a non issue.

Anyway Stef has fitted his, so the problem must be that the wheels were hanging and pulling the sway bar in the down position.

I have to find some time when I know I don't need to drive my car and get this on.
Wheels weren't hanging, was driven up on to a hoist, all pressure on the wheels just as it was on the ground.
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Old 14-08-2014, 01:42 PM   #103
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Wheels weren't hanging, was driven up on to a hoist, all pressure on the wheels just as it was on the ground.
Either something is up with your friends car or he hasn't tried to fit it. I've had this brace for many years with bigger aftermarket sway bars. It's close when the wheels are at full droop but doesn't touch under normal (ie front wheels on the ground) operation.
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Old 14-08-2014, 07:24 PM   #104
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Either something is up with your friends car or he hasn't tried to fit it. I've had this brace for many years with bigger aftermarket sway bars. It's close when the wheels are at full droop but doesn't touch under normal (ie front wheels on the ground) operation.
I wanted to post a similarly but in fairless we both have the "old style" brace and not this one so can't really comment
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spent a few hours trying to get mine in with Blaise, was oh so close, but didn't quite get it.
Will try again next time I have the patience, and knowing that the wheels should have weight on them to get that pesky sway bar out of the way.
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Either something is up with your friends car or he hasn't tried to fit it. I've had this brace for many years with bigger aftermarket sway bars. It's close when the wheels are at full droop but doesn't touch under normal (ie front wheels on the ground) operation.
Well I took mine in there today, mine has the Whiteline Sway bars front and back and lined up exactly the same with the same problem but will foul more on the sway bar due to the extra thickness. Other problems remain the same it looks like (he showed me), so is a bit weird, maybe this bars dimensions are out? Maybe my friend needs to get it swapped with another, only problem being in Melbourne and already having paid this one and shipping etc. PITA.
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V1 (I have )has heaps of clearance on the swaybar but had to modify the radiator outlet on most radiators

I've seen a V2 already installed .
V2 was made to address the radiator problem but seems to touch/(is close to) the sway bar when going static to full droop .

As far as installation it should bolt up like V1 ..Pretty straight forward ..(like a sway bar.. jacking some points as all chassis aren't perfectly the same with/without load.)



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V1 (I have )has heaps of clearance on the swaybar but had to modify the radiator outlet on most radiators

I've seen a V2 already installed .
V2 was made to address the radiator problem but seems to touch/(is close to) the sway bar when going static to full droop .

As far as installation it should bolt up like V1 ..Pretty straight forward ..(like a sway bar.. jacking some points as all chassis aren't perfectly the same with/without load.)



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Aye. Reason I went over and saw if it would fit on my car is the comments above but still would require modification to fit same as my friends. The bloke did say in a perfect world these would be made to fit each individual car as no car is the same in regards to fitting this type of item, guess that's why some people find it easier than others. Problem is now shes bought an item that cannot be used without modification which doing that they want to charge $150. I dunno, I'll get her to contact UAS to see if they can't at least go half with her and if they don't believe her / us they can ring the mechanic themselves because at the moment shes fully paid for an item that is completely useless to her and her car and not doing what she bought it for and or intended so is actually entitled to a full refund under consumer affairs law.
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Well, it took a couple of hours getting it in. I had the car on a ramp and also lifted the front up when I undid the bolts. I found then the sway bar was fouling the bar so I lowered the back onto the ramp and got the bar in place. Then it was a matter of using a jack on one side at a time to line up the bolts.

With the bar in and load back on the wheels the 2 bars run paralell with a small gap. Plenty of room for the radiator hose

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spent a few hours trying to get mine in with Blaise, was oh so close, but didn't quite get it.
Will try again next time I have the patience, and knowing that the wheels should have weight on them to get that pesky sway bar out of the way.
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Old 15-08-2014, 02:28 PM   #111
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How long? 2 hours to line it up and fit?
I'm definitely not paying some mechanic to put this on.
Got the ramps lined up, (looks like it will fit, but bolts not shifting) now second thoughts I'll leave it for another day.
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It will be easy as to install. Some of you need to harden up!!!

It can be installed in under 5 steps people.

Step 1: Take UAS Front Under Brace out of packaging
Step 2: Take zed and UAS Front Under Brace to Karl's (90TTZ's) workshop
Step 3: Hand over cash
Step 4: Drive away with zed and installed UAS Front Under Brace.

Doesn't seem too difficult .
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It will be easy as to install. Some of you need to harden up!!!

It can be installed in under 5 steps people.

Step 1: Take UAS Front Under Brace out of packaging
Step 2: Take zed and UAS Front Under Brace to Karl's (90TTZ's) workshop
Step 3: Hand over cash
Step 4: Drive away with zed and installed UAS Front Under Brace.

Doesn't seem too difficult .
only problem is ...it's a long drive from Sydney


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It will be easy as to install. Some of you need to harden up!!!

It can be installed in under 5 steps people.

Step 1: Take UAS Front Under Brace out of packaging
Step 2: Take zed and UAS Front Under Brace to Karl's (90TTZ's) workshop
Step 3: Hand over cash
Step 4: Drive away with zed and installed UAS Front Under Brace.

Doesn't seem too difficult .
You took it out of the packing yourself? Who says you don't work on your own car

Wouldn't it be easier to undo the swaybar end links, rotate the swaybar out of the way and then fit the brace?
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You took it out of the packing yourself? Who says you don't work on your own car

Wouldn't it be easier to undo the swaybar end links, rotate the swaybar out of the way and then fit the brace?
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You took it out of the packing yourself? Who says you don't work on your own car

Wouldn't it be easier to undo the swaybar end links, rotate the swaybar out of the way and then fit the brace?
Damn straight I did. Thinking about starting my own mechanical workshop.....or a package opening business.....not sure yet, still deciding which way to go.
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Damn straight I did. Thinking about starting my own mechanical workshop.....or a package opening business.....not sure yet, still deciding which way to go.
I can vouch for his delivery service
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You took it out of the packing yourself? Who says you don't work on your own car

Wouldn't it be easier to undo the swaybar end links, rotate the swaybar out of the way and then fit the brace?

That swaybar idea is worth checking out. STOPWATCH

I could be wrong, but someone had to get a lift to get his Zed before he could take it to Karl, etc etc.
So was that the truncated version for us.
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Quick question, will I be able to pull the sway bar out/back in with this in place?

Just bought whitelines, and figure it may be easier to install while the sway bar is out.
I doubt it'll be that easy, but a man can dream.
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wouldn't it be easier to undo the swaybar end links, rotate the swaybar out of the way and then fit the brace?
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