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Re: Strut Brace installation (push or pull)??

>>>>> On Mon, 19 Jul 1999 02:10:57 +0000, Kristian Talha said:
  KT> I have a Jamex Strut Brace on my car.
  KT> My Q is (as you already know) : Are they supposed to push 
  KT> apart or to pull together the strut-towers when I adjust it?
  KT> Or is it maby supposed to be no stress at all on the towers...? 

  KT> Kristian Talha
  KT> `90 90q

If it were me, I would dial in the *correct* length between the strut
towers, based on the original specifications.  Then, if the car was
substantially out off spec, before bracing it, I would go and get a
wheel alignment.

But that's just me, now let's see what the experts have to say.

Ha det (sp?)


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