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Urgent Strut Brace Help Needed!

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Guys,

I got home to find my TRD strut brace waiting for me, it was one that was designed for a 'tezza, but i thought i'd give it a try anyways (with a guaranteed full refund if it didn't fit), and guess what.............

It's rubbing on the top of the air filter box in two places, making a hell of a noise when the engine is revved or when i turn the wheels.

Perhaps someone could join me in the chat room now to help me out of this muddle (if i can get out of it with the strut brace fitted still that is!)

Stu

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No-one?

I need to either decide if it or the air box can be modified slightly to accomodate the engine/strut combo, or if i got to send it back (which i'll have to do first thing in the morning)

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Sorry to hear you are having problems.

No advice to offer just a thought.........was it the 4 cyl Alteza or the 6 cyl ? if the 4 then think it may be going back !

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Twas indeed the 4 cyl. It only needs about 15mm to clear the air box, didn't think it'd have to go back for that.

Stu

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The Tezza air box is located behind the offside headlamp, so any strut brace designed for this model would not have to clear the air box.

It may be possible to modify it to fit, but 15mm plus additional clearance is a lot to find. May be worth trying if your in love with it, otherwise aim it back and buy Cusco.

Hope this helps :)

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i want it on the car by JAE tho

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i want it on the car by JAE tho

Patience is a virtue young man.........

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The whole idea of the brace is for shgow purposes at JAE, otherwise i won't bother!

If you think you can do better with it, let me know!

Stu

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Ok, problem solved - it's going back!

Now, another problem, can anyone reccomend somewhere that i could get one from, preferably one that fits :P before JAE?

If so, please let me know!

Stu

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Takakaira.from Cusco........but it will still rub slightly on the actail airfilter housing

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Is there a brace that won't rub on the filter housing?

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