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    Z18's with braces

    alright boys and girls. anyone have pics of some Z18's with strut braces?

    i spoke to Ffoeg at PV on sunday and he showed me how he modded and moved his fuses and relay boxes. but when i had a look at mine earlier, i can't move the smaller one foward in the same way as the battery and leads are a bit tight in that area. and i can't mod the lid off the bigger one as i bought some shiny covers at PV.

    can anyone help please?

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    sorry im absolutly no help but i spoke to a lad who had his car on show i think his name is pardoe16Vtry to PM hikm could be wrong but worth a try

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    Keif's got a raid brace on his 1.8 - might be worth another PM

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    ok i'll try those. thanks ffoeg for your help anyways. i think the battery is a bit lower down on the 22's, from the look of it anyways

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    It shouldn't be, as the battery tray is in the same place

    I remember having to move some wires to get the small box forward. IIRC there was a connector of some sort clipped to something so I unhitched it and it's just dangling now

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    hmmm, there IS like a T-piece from the + terminal i think, and about 3 wires spaghetti-ing about. might have to do some bodging i think. that solves the smaller box (never sure which is which) but how could i move the larger one without modding the lid??

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    I know of someone who chopped took a 1 inch slice out the bottom of the relay box and then stuck the bottom back on again - effectivly lowering the height of the lid when sat in the bracket.

    That might be worth investigating on yours

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    sounds like a plan. how is the left hand box fastened down? i was thinking of making a bracket at work. it only needs bring forward maybe an inch

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    It just clips to the bracket under it - those sort of ramp and hole clips.

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    thats mine, depending on the brace you have, mines a RAID, moving the small box forward was a pain as you say its solid but it does move, the larger on you have to mod as the bonnet wont close otherwise

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