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Old 10-09-2012, 08:55 AM   #1
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Angry Is it ok to take off the subframe braces on the back of the NB and drive?

Figure it should be, just like an NA, but making sure.

Why would I do this?



That is all.
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Old 10-09-2012, 09:50 AM   #2
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what am i looking at?
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Old 10-09-2012, 10:22 AM   #3
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A+ thread, would read again.
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Same friggin thing.

Maybe he wanted to show off his spiffy new sawzall?
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Ah, i see you already have the proper tool to remove that brace too.
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apparently you haven't read the rules.
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You can remove them all, they aren't structural.
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apparently you haven't read the rules.
We have rules?
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We have rules?
Rules #30 and #31 I believe. Google them.
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Yes 30 and 31, my apologies. But I don't have pictures of her ****. Maybe she can show us?
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Yes, you can take those off. I had to take mien off to fit my 8" exhaust.
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Just sawzall them off
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You can remove them all, they aren't structural.
Thank you.

Everyone else: You're seeing an exhaust hit a subframe brace even with the end disconnected. Exhaust was made with this brace in mind:

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Rather than:

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Sawzall tards.
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