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Fieroguru Lateral Link Installed on my Formula by Rare87GT
Started on: 09-10-2013 11:11 AM
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Last post by: seajai on 09-10-2013 07:58 PM
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Report this Post09-10-2013 11:11 AM Click Here to See the Profile for Rare87GTClick Here to Email Rare87GTSend a Private Message to Rare87GTEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
I got fieroguru's lateral link kit in last week and had time last night to get them put on. We had some issues with one of my bolts seized up so we only got one side done (passenger) side. The driver side, we are going to have to see what we can do as we don't want to break the head off the bolt. Do they sell the long lateral bolt that comes on the 88's stock if it does break by chance? I'm afraid it might and I might need it. Let me know if any of you guys with 88's have an extra you can send me, etc. Didn't know if the Fierostore sells such a bolt.

Anyways, here are (2) pics of my car without the lateral link kit on and then the second pic has it installed. Made a huge difference as my car is extremely lowered on coilovers.

Thanks again for a great product!


Without the lateral link kit:



With the lateral link kit installed:



-Amir

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Bought new bolts for my 88 from Fastenal. The threaded portion is a bit longer than factory but other than that, they fit fine.
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Originally posted by seajai:

Bought new bolts for my 88 from Fastenal. The threaded portion is a bit longer than factory but other than that, they fit fine.



Do you know the part # by chance?

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Are you sure you got the right picture?
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Originally posted by Gall757:

Are you sure you got the right picture?



Yes it should be. Why, does something look wrong?
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Report this Post09-10-2013 03:35 PM Click Here to See the Profile for fieroguruSend a Private Message to fieroguruEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
 
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Originally posted by Rare87GT:
Let me know if any of you guys with 88's have an extra you can send me, etc.


Glad you like the kit!

I have several spare long bolts. I don't normally sell them, but if my customers need one I will gladly help them out. So let me know if you need one and I can send it to you.


 
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Originally posted by Gall757:

Are you sure you got the right picture?


The pictures look right to me. It is a lateral link relocation kit where the link attachment points are lowered at the upright.


Here is a picture with it installed on my car:


On his pictures, if you look at the relative distance between the outer CV boot and the lateral link attachment at the wheels, you should see the difference.

The relocation brackets lower the outboard attachment points by 1 1/2". So if your car was lowered 1 1/2", it would restore the lateral links to their stock horizontal position. However, since his car was lowered more than 1 1/2", the relocation brackets help reduce the upward angle of the lateral links, but can't get them back horizontal.

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Originally posted by Gall757:

Are you sure you got the right picture?


I thought the same thing! I even put the pictures into a program I have here so I could toggle back and forth between them at full screen. All I saw was the camera angle changing! I did see the lower bar appear to slightly change angle, but thought it was from the different camera perspective. I guess sometimes it helps to know what you are looking for LOL!

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Report this Post09-10-2013 05:21 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Gall757Send a Private Message to Gall757Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
OK,,, I get it now!....thanks for the extra picture... 'before' and 'after' pics can be tricky.
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Originally posted by Rare87GT:
Do you know the part # by chance?


I don't have the package anymore. I just looked them up on Fastenal.com using grade, thread pitch, and length. I don't remember those specs offhand, but I do remember seeing them on PFF somewhere. IIRC, Bloozberry had posted some specs somewhere.

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