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by Rich Harris

Introduction

In this installation guide we have provided step by step instructions to install the 27WON Performance Front Strut Tower Bar.

Advisory:

  • The engine bay will be hot after recent vehicle operation. Allow the vehicle to cool or use a fan to cool the engine bay before working on the vehicle.
  • When disconnecting a battery, always disconnect the negative battery terminal first and be careful with the use of metal tools.
  1. First and foremost; THANK YOU for becoming a part of the 27WON Family.  We hope to REDEFINE your experience of the aftermarket with the highest level Parts, Customer Service, Packaging, & Support
    • First and foremost; THANK YOU for becoming a part of the 27WON Family. We hope to REDEFINE your experience of the aftermarket with the highest level Parts, Customer Service, Packaging, & Support

    • These instructions were written with a 2018 Civic Type R and 2018 Honda Civic SI. Other models will be similar

  2. Locate the strut tower tops in the engine bay Shown are the passenger and driver side strut tower tops.  Some vehicle models and varying years have a black metal plate on the strut top and some do not.  This black metal plate is not retained Shown are the passenger and driver side strut tower tops.  Some vehicle models and varying years have a black metal plate on the strut top and some do not.  This black metal plate is not retained
    • Locate the strut tower tops in the engine bay

    • Shown are the passenger and driver side strut tower tops. Some vehicle models and varying years have a black metal plate on the strut top and some do not. This black metal plate is not retained

  3. This step is only necessary for Non-Type R vehicles. If you have a Type R then you can skip this step. Example was performed on a 2018 Honda Civic SI Disconnect the negative battery cable by loosening the 10mm nut (red circle), with a wrench or a 10mm socket and ratchet, and remove it from the terminal Remove the OEM ground battery cable (blue circles) by unbolting the 10mm bolt and nut (blue circles) with a wrench or 10mm socket and ratchet
    • This step is only necessary for Non-Type R vehicles. If you have a Type R then you can skip this step. Example was performed on a 2018 Honda Civic SI

    • Disconnect the negative battery cable by loosening the 10mm nut (red circle), with a wrench or a 10mm socket and ratchet, and remove it from the terminal

    • Remove the OEM ground battery cable (blue circles) by unbolting the 10mm bolt and nut (blue circles) with a wrench or 10mm socket and ratchet

    • Attach the provided ground battery cable

    • Both brackets have tabs that fixes them in the correct orientations

    • Start threading the 10mm bolt and nut (orange circles) by hand, tighten down with a wrench or 10mm socket and ratchet

    • Reattach the negative battery cable to the terminal (green circle) and tighten 10mm nut with wrench or 10mm socket and ratchet

  4. Remove three (3) flange nuts with a 14mm deep socket and ratchet wrench If equipped, remove the black metal plate This black metal plate is not reused with the 27WON Strut Bar
    • Remove three (3) flange nuts with a 14mm deep socket and ratchet wrench

    • If equipped, remove the black metal plate

    • This black metal plate is not reused with the 27WON Strut Bar

    • Clean any debris from the strut top surface

  5. Remove three (3) flange nuts with a 14mm deep socket and ratchet wrench If equipped, remove the black metal plate This black metal plate is not reused with the 27WON Strut Bar
    • Remove three (3) flange nuts with a 14mm deep socket and ratchet wrench

    • If equipped, remove the black metal plate

    • This black metal plate is not reused with the 27WON Strut Bar

    • Clean any debris from the strut top surface

  6. Orientate the strut bar so the center section is forward as shown Place each end of the strut bar down on the strut tops over the studs
    • Orientate the strut bar so the center section is forward as shown

    • Place each end of the strut bar down on the strut tops over the studs

    • Raw color is used only for install instruction, actual color may vary

  7. The strut bar sits very close to the battery cable, please verify the cables are not pushing up into the strut bar
    • The strut bar sits very close to the battery cable, please verify the cables are not pushing up into the strut bar

    • If the cables are pushing into the strut bar, adjust the cables by flexing them downward a bit to create clearance

    • The battery cables are insulated and protected by a plastic jacket but minimizing contact with the bar is preferred

  8. Install the three (3) OEM flange nuts
    • Install the three (3) OEM flange nuts

    • Using a torque wrench and 14mm socket, torque each to 45-47 lb-ft

  9. Install the three (3) OEM flange nuts
    • Install the three (3) OEM flange nuts

    • Using a torque wrench and 14mm socket, torque each to 45-47 lb-ft

  10. If you purchased one of our Brake Brace as well then now is the time to start that install, below is the link to those instructions: https://www.performanceinstalls.com/Guid...
  11. This completes the installation of your 27WON Performance Front Strut Tower Bar
    • This completes the installation of your 27WON Performance Front Strut Tower Bar

    • We hope you were impressed with your 27WON experience and love your new Front Strut Tower Bar for years to come. Email us at sales@27won.com or call us at 571-271-0271 with any questions or concerns

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