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Going to install a MonteCarlo bar in a '66 coupe. The bar has a bend to accommodate the air filter and distributor. Learned from the Mustangs Unlimited catalog that the install is done after lifting frame and allowing shock towers to relax. Can you guys give me guidance about locating the holes? Anything special to do or watch for? Thanks
 

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Mustang Monthly did a how-to article on installing an export brace and monte carlo bar in the Sept 00 issue. They did warn not to drill any extra holes in the bar or body to get a nice fit. They did recommend using a hydralic jack to move the towers.

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I saw one on a '66 the other day at a car show. It was different than others I've seen. It was adjustable. It also stuck out a few inches further to the front of the car so it would clear a big electronic distributor. The cool part was that you didn't have to drill any extra holes and the turnbuckle setup would be easy to adjust after installation. I think I want one.

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It may fit in without jacking it up in the middle, depends if the shock towers are leaning in or not, mine fit with just a bit of bumping with my fist.
i first tryed the curved one like yours ,but it touched a bolt on the air conditioner unit, so i put in a straight bar also with bumping it with my fist a bit.
Charles had a good idea on the one bolt hole to drilleach side , his idea , dont drill it but cut a bolt head off and epoxy it on, unless you dont mine drilling one hole each side.

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To make the shock towers move out put the jack stands under the
radiator support where the strut rods go. To make them move in
put them under the cowl area. To get more pressure, put the rear
jack stands under the rear frame rails instead of the rear end.
Good Luck!
 
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