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Old 02-07-2017, 12:48 PM   #51
Patrick Morris
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Default Re: My '78 is getting a set of #7100 Bilsteins

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Originally Posted by julian537 View Post
one tech tip. The Ford shock towers have holes that are less than 1/2" I.d. Do yourself a favor and drill them to 1/2" diameter before welding or installing. It was a pain to drill mine, after they were installed.
Did I not mention this above somewhere? Thought I did. But it's worth saying twice. Yep, I was warned about this by a friend before I started. First thing I did was chase the holes with a half-inch drill. I think these towers must be made for metric hardware.
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