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Old 10-29-2012, 05:16 PM
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Location: Seattle, WA
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Mein Auto: 1998 BMW 328is
Dude, awesome build! By the way, you don't need a special tool to install the nutserts for the x-brace. You just need a wrench, hex key, and some nuts, bolts, and washers. Only took me a few minutes to install mine.

^This is my car with the homemade nutsert "tools" installed and ready to crush down the nutserts. You just bore out the hole to fit the nutserts, then insert them into the holes. Then thread in the hex head bolts with washers and a nut on each one into the un-crushed nutserts. Using one hand to hold the hex bolt from rotating with a hex wrench, use your other hand to turn the nut with a wrench. It will pull the nutsert down and crush it so it's permanently installed. Let me know if you want any guidance.

1998 BMW 328is
1966 Pontiac GTO
2007 Subaru Impreza 2.5i 5-door
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