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Old 05-15-11, 09:47 AM   #1
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so i bought this cusco strut bar and from japan and they said it would fit ucf 10-11, and 20-21 and it will not fit on my ucf10 without modification and i dont know if i should try to make it fit of just use the cheap ebay one i bought. i checked cusco and it is part number 917 540 A and it says it only fits the ucf20-21. the cusco bar seems that it would make the front alot more stiff but if it won't fit then it won't fit.
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Old 05-15-11, 10:46 AM   #2
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Have to be more descriptive...in what way does it not fit?
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probably fouls on the top of the motor.

98-00 can run supra mkiv turbo STBs straight up.
89-97 run supra mkiv turbo bars with either spacers under the mounts or harder bends in the bar itself to clear.
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slight bended my ebay stb and it fit, rubbed a little on the TB though.

cusco one prob doesnt clear the intake mani.
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probably fouls on the top of the motor.

98-00 can run supra mkiv turbo STBs straight up.
89-97 run supra mkiv turbo bars with either spacers under the mounts or harder bends in the bar itself to clear.
how much spacing, is required say a few washers?
also will an sc3/400/soarer bar fit any years? as they are very similar in suspension to supras afaik
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Past time, Lexkost and I cut some aluminum spacers so that there would be engine cover etc...clearance. .25" If not wanting that spacer in there, bending the Supra bars a bit more allowed the clearance. On the Cusco that doesn't look to have any width adjustment, bending that will reduce width. A 5+ mm spacer may be necessary depending what/where it is hitting the bar.
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the cusco bar hits the brake master and and wont clear my intake. i will take pics soon.
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i think i would need to cut the driver side bar a lil to clear the brake master. and maybe possibly shorten my in take a if possible to clear the pass side too.
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i think i would have to do something like this to make it work but then i dont want to make the structural integrity of it weak and have it crack later.
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What is the position if you turn the bar around so that the base is the opposite of how you are trying to fit it?
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Does it mention any description will it fit Left hand Drive cars?
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Does it mention any description will it fit Left hand Drive cars?
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that bar is clearanced for a RHD brake master cylinder.
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(Excuse the Off Topic Question) How did you set up the intake system??
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i was thinking about the fact that it was made for rhd cars. the bar is bent odd so it will fit over the stock intake on the pass side( LHD) and it looks like the cutout on the bracket would make sense that it was for rhd...


the intake is just a tube from some random car that was still laying around the shop and a maf adaptor thing. i am still getting the vaccume lines right and just have it "ghetto rigged together" to start it and move it around until i finish the 5 spd swap.
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ive been looking for a way to set up an Intake
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