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Old 06-16-2019, 02:21 PM   #29
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What about this problem/issue/head scratcher! I have a JPSS rear bar, hopefully when I remove the other side I’ll have more room!

Pic’s showing where the coilovers spring nut is at currently.

No idea why the pics are sideways, ground is on the right.
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Old 06-16-2019, 05:14 PM   #30
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What about this problem/issue/head scratcher! I have a JPSS rear bar, hopefully when I remove the other side Iíll have more room!

Picís showing where the coilovers spring nut is at currently.

No idea why the pics are sideways, ground is on the right.
Figured it out, all I had to do was remove the other side and the sway bar moved freely enough to get them both on. Now on to the fronts!
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Old 06-17-2019, 12:21 AM   #31
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Just little 3 and 5 mm spacers from the tire shop. Firestone 500s are junk for autocross. For street ok I guess.
I donít autocross. I would like to hit the road course again but no clue when. Theyíll just be street tires.
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Anyone have a pic of their installed fronts? Iím looking at the sway bar end link and wondering if I should swap it to the front of the top bracket. Thoughts?

The link is tilted towards the rear at the top.





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Anyone have a pic of their installed fronts? Iím looking at the sway bar end link and wondering if I should swap it to the front of the top bracket. Thoughts?

The link is tilted towards the rear at the top.





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Install per instructions.Top end link threaded bolt needs to be installed from back of bracket, going forward with nut installed from the front.
If you do it with endlink on the front of the bracket the torque stress will pop out the bracket bolts. Donít ask how I know😞
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Install per instructions.Top end link threaded bolt needs to be installed from back of bracket, going forward with nut installed from the front.
If you do it with endlink on the front of the bracket the torque stress will pop out the bracket bolts. Donít ask how I know😞
Oh damn, sorry to hear that! I followed the instructions and nowhere did it mention anything about the fronts being side specific. After I got the drivers side on I found out they are in fact side specific. Well, an easy enough fix moving the brackets around, thank god.
The instructions say your mileage may vary depending on sway bar (I have JPSS big bars)and that the link should be as ďstraightĒ as possible. Iíll keep it as is in my pic per instructions, if it fails itís on them.

Now onto getting her back on her feet and getting the ride height where I want it. Iím sure getting to that nut with the spammer wrench with the tires on is a chore! Fun times! Sure hope itís worth it!
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Oh damn, sorry to hear that! I followed the instructions and nowhere did it mention anything about the fronts being side specific. After I got the drivers side on I found out they are in fact side specific. Well, an easy enough fix moving the brackets around, thank god.
The instructions say your mileage may vary depending on sway bar (I have JPSS big bars)and that the link should be as “straight” as possible. I’ll keep it as is in my pic per instructions, if it fails it’s on them.

Now onto getting her back on her feet and getting the ride height where I want it. I’m sure getting to that nut with the spammer wrench with the tires on is a chore! Fun times! Sure hope it’s worth it!
Yeah the endlink section being behind the bracket instead of in front like all the others threw me off, and others to. Just do it per instructions, connect to the swaying, set ride hieght and don’t worry about any angle of the endlink. Their design. And on this shape swaybar and strut design it doesn’t really matter the angle
As to height set it with wheel off. Can’t do it any other way on any coilover. I used a micrometer and took readings from two points I could accurately repeat. The front perch adjusting ring moves about 1 mm per one full turn. The tears about the same if I recall.
Be careful if the front passenger side front. Mine was higher from the factory. To make both sides even, the passenger side will measure about 8 mm less.
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