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Old 05-15-2005, 08:07 PM   #26
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I did mine on a lift with air tools. no problems
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Old 05-22-2005, 05:30 AM   #27
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I don't have any tools. What size are these bolts?

So I know what to borrow.

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Old 05-22-2005, 11:01 AM   #28
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19mm...same size as your lug nuts (hint, hint). Either your tire tool with an extension--worked for me--or a 19mm impact socket with a 1/2 " breaker bar, and of course the always useful PB Blaster.
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Old 05-23-2005, 12:51 AM   #29
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The large one is 19. The smaller one was a 17 I believe. I had to get
the largest wrench I had to break the larger ones free. 19 inches of wrench.
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Old 05-23-2005, 11:58 AM   #30
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I used a 3' pipe over the end of a 18" breaker bar with a 6 point 19mm socket, and still had to pull really hard to break those bolts loose.
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Old 05-23-2005, 02:09 PM   #31
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All 19mm or (2) 19mm and (2) 17mm?

I don't have a breaker bar so I'll give it my best.
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Old 05-23-2005, 03:18 PM   #32
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(2) 19mm and (2) 17mm. The 17mm bolts are easy. You'll want a 6 point deep socket for the 19mm, or a standard length socket and a short extension. A 12 point socket might work, but if you're going to buy one for the job, get a 6 point. Any 17mm socket will do.
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Old 05-23-2005, 03:32 PM   #33
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Here's a question, does the type 2 bar work with the Cusco GT lip and undertray?

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Old 05-23-2005, 03:40 PM   #34
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All 19mm or (2) 19mm and (2) 17mm?

I don't have a breaker bar so I'll give it my best.
...buy one....24"....you will likely break whatever wrench you try, and you will never get them tight enough without a breaker bar, either.
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Old 05-23-2005, 03:43 PM   #35
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I'm strong.

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Old 05-30-2005, 06:17 AM   #36
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Installed it last night.

I used a 1/2" socket, 18" long breaker wrench for the rear bolts. I had to tug pretty good.

Happy with my new steering response.
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Old 05-30-2005, 07:30 AM   #37
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make sure ya re-tighten those bolts in a week or so....
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Old 05-30-2005, 08:17 AM   #38
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Exactly. I don't even want to imagine what would happen if it came off @ high speeds.

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Old 06-27-2005, 05:22 PM   #39
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How do you tighten the bolts with the car on the ground? Wouldn't that be pretty hard to do?
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Old 09-08-2005, 12:53 AM   #40
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I was thinking about installing this for my track setup and was wondering if anyone noticed reduced body roll or is it more of a steering type mod like the ALK, which I have on my STI now and previously had it on my '02 WRX. The ALK definitely tightened up the steering and am very happy with this mod. I'm just deciding if the lower arm bar II is actually worth spending the money for.
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Old 09-08-2005, 12:48 PM   #41
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How do you tighten the bolts with the car on the ground? Wouldn't that be pretty hard to do?


....uuuuuummmmm......ramps....
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Old 09-08-2005, 12:48 PM   #42
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I was thinking about installing this for my track setup and was wondering if anyone noticed reduced body roll or is it more of a steering type mod like the ALK, which I have on my STI now and previously had it on my '02 WRX. The ALK definitely tightened up the steering and am very happy with this mod. I'm just deciding if the lower arm bar II is actually worth spending the money for.


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Old 09-09-2005, 08:37 AM   #43
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highly recommend. Not SCCA Solo2 legal though SHHHHHHHHH
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Old 09-09-2005, 10:44 PM   #44
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highly recommend. Not SCCA Solo2 legal though SHHHHHHHHH
Rich , where ya been man?

Are you coming up to Petite Leman OCT 1?..

I owe you a Molson XXX......

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Old 09-11-2005, 08:57 AM   #45
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your never in the office anymore! Your staff does a good job of answering the IM's though. Not going this year. Im still improving. I know my car is fast, it's taken FTD modified a couple of times this season.

oh 2nd set of pagids blue's are still good. Ive driven a couple of other STi with a varity of pads. None compare!
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My driveway means I exit on an angle all the time. So I always hear a twisting sound from the rear suspension and the front glass. Since I did the type 2 lower brace,..that sound is gone,.it really does tighten the car up alot. and the overall chassis feeling is better, as though you made the entire platform stiffer, which is what you're doing essentially. Of coarse we carry it and stock it.

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Does this replace the factory U brace?
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Does this replace the factory U brace?
No, it is an add on and before anyone starts talking weight....its 2 lbs..

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your never in the office anymore! Your staff does a good job of answering the IM's though. Not going this year. Im still improving. I know my car is fast, it's taken FTD modified a couple of times this season.

oh 2nd set of pagids blue's are still good. Ive driven a couple of other STi with a varity of pads. None compare!
So you leave messages for me to call you as I never knew you called.....

At any rate, there's always my cell 410-707-0108 always on.

With the shop at the track and a new website www.GTWORX.com starting soon, I was so busy this summer. 4hrs of sleep EVERY Night for 3 months.

Take a look at my SPEC-C CORNER...............

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