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R1.10

Minor Versionm

by Rich Harris

Introduction

In this installation guide we have provided step by step instructions to install the 27WON Performance Master Cylinder Brake Brace onto the 27WON 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.
  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

    • These instructions are for 10th Generation Honda Civic. For 2022+ use these instructions

  2. Please note that this is an upgrade for the 27WON FSTB only. 27WON FSTB must be installed prior to starting this install.
  3. The red arrow shows where the brake brace mounting tabs are located on the front strut tower bar (FSTB) The blue arrow shows where the mounting tabs are located with the FSTB installed on the car, it will be on the side closest to the battery The orange lines show that the mounting tabs will be in line with the master brake cylinder
    • The red arrow shows where the brake brace mounting tabs are located on the front strut tower bar (FSTB)

    • The blue arrow shows where the mounting tabs are located with the FSTB installed on the car, it will be on the side closest to the battery

    • The orange lines show that the mounting tabs will be in line with the master brake cylinder

    • The green circle shows the surface on the master brake cylinder where the brake brace foot will rest

    • Silver color FSTB is used only for install instruction, actual color will vary

  4. Civic Type-R owners should skip to the next step. Failure to move coolant lines could result in coolant leak due to damaged lines The red arrow shows where the contact will occur if this step is not followed
    • Civic Type-R owners should skip to the next step.

    • Failure to move coolant lines could result in coolant leak due to damaged lines

    • The red arrow shows where the contact will occur if this step is not followed

    • Unclip both coolant lines

    • Notice that the left coolant line is farther forward than the right coolant line

    • Move the left coolant line so that it crosses over the right coolant line as shown

    • Clip the left coolant line into the right clip and the right coolant line into the left clip

    • When these steps are done correctly, the brake brace will have plenty of clearance as shown by the pink arrow

  5. Please note the brake brace shown is a prototype brake brace, actual brake brace shape will vary depending on vehicle model. Insert the brake brace into the tabs and align the holes in the brake brace with the holes in the mounting tabs Insert the two M6 x 1mm x 25mm bolts through the holes in the mounting tabs as shown
    • Please note the brake brace shown is a prototype brake brace, actual brake brace shape will vary depending on vehicle model.

    • Insert the brake brace into the tabs and align the holes in the brake brace with the holes in the mounting tabs

    • Insert the two M6 x 1mm x 25mm bolts through the holes in the mounting tabs as shown

    • Loosely thread the two M6 nuts onto the bolts to hold the brace in place

  6. With the brake brace loosely installed check the fitment of the brake brace foot to determine how much adjustment is needed. To adjust the brake brace foot, circled in yellow, thread the top nut, shown by the yellow arrow, toward the bottom of the foot with a 10mm open end wrench
    • With the brake brace loosely installed check the fitment of the brake brace foot to determine how much adjustment is needed.

    • To adjust the brake brace foot, circled in yellow, thread the top nut, shown by the yellow arrow, toward the bottom of the foot with a 10mm open end wrench

    • The brake brace foot can now be adjusted in or out by turning bottom nut, shown by the blue arrow, with a 10mm open end wrench

    • Once you have adjusted the brake brace foot to the proper location, then with a 10mm open end wrench, thread the top nut towards the brake brace until the nut butts up against the brake brace

  7. With the brake brace foot adjusted, tighten the M6 bolts and nuts installed earlier using either two 10mm wrenches or one 10mm wrench and a 10mm socket with a ratchet, tighten until snug (24-48 in-lbs)
    • With the brake brace foot adjusted, tighten the M6 bolts and nuts installed earlier using either two 10mm wrenches or one 10mm wrench and a 10mm socket with a ratchet, tighten until snug (24-48 in-lbs)

  8. This completes the installation of your 27WON Performance Master Cylinder Brake Brace
    • This completes the installation of your 27WON Performance Master Cylinder Brake Brace

    • We hope you were impressed with your 27WON experience and love your new Master Cylinder Brake Brace 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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