what am i missing here guys....?? 91 gtz

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what am i missing here guys....?? 91 gtz

Postby banzai92gt » Thu Dec 31, 2015 8:53 pm

Hey guys...

Putting 91 gtz back together... need a hand..

What is mising here..? Stabilizer bar?
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Re: what am i missing here guys....?? 91 gtz

Postby Cliff8928 » Fri Jan 01, 2016 2:01 am

That stabilizer link definitely needs to be replaced. It looks like the struts are new, did you reinstall the mounting bracket for the stabilizer link when you swapped the struts?


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Re: what am i missing here guys....?? 91 gtz

Postby banzai92gt » Fri Jan 01, 2016 5:36 pm

No, i did not, i will need to find the mounts.. junkyard run i guess


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Postby woody90gtz » Sat Jan 02, 2016 3:29 pm

The 91 style has a mount that bolts to the knuckle. I'll get a pic.

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Postby banzai92gt » Sat Jan 02, 2016 3:53 pm

Does anyone have a spare set??


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Re: what am i missing here guys....?? 91 gtz

Postby 3X00-Modified » Sun Jan 03, 2016 8:30 pm

I'm guessing you did KYB struts? The stock ones depending on year had tabs vs the big bracket. My 90 Indy has the bracket style. Also remember the end links are different for the bracket version and the direct strut tab version.



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Postby banzai92gt » Sun Jan 03, 2016 11:21 pm

No, i didnt do kyb fronts, only rears.


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Postby 3X00-Modified » Mon Jan 04, 2016 9:59 am

What fronts did you buy then? Most other brands came with the Strut tabs on them by default.

Nevermind, I'm thinking late year struts... They didnt have the bracket and they integrated it into the strut itself.

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Postby banzai92gt » Mon Jan 04, 2016 12:59 pm

I bought monroe struts. There are no tabs on them :(


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Postby 3X00-Modified » Mon Jan 04, 2016 4:53 pm

You bought specific to 91 which had the brackets your looking for and not the strut tab.



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Postby banzai92gt » Mon Jan 04, 2016 6:59 pm

Im pretty sure i did, but apparently not, as the struts dont have the tab or the brackets..

so now i have to tear my garage apart to see if i have the brackets anywhere... OR try and find a pair.


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Postby woody90gtz » Mon Jan 04, 2016 9:09 pm

What he's saying is 91-spec struts don't have tabs because the old brackets are to be reused. So I'm sure you did get the 91 stuff. I tried making up some brackets to use heims as the end links, but it was too bulky to work at full articulation. High-misalignment rod ends could work.


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Postby banzai92gt » Mon Jan 04, 2016 9:16 pm

Hmmm damnit!!


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Postby heavywoody » Tue Jan 05, 2016 8:28 am

What did you do with the old brackets?


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Postby 3X00-Modified » Tue Jan 05, 2016 11:50 am

That's what I've been wondering this whole time... He had to have had a set prior to changing these struts, UNLESS the previous owner had installed newer model year struts that had the tabs on them and he removed those struts during this replacement task.




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