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Old 10-07-2012, 11:39 PM   #1
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UUC GEN II FCAB Install Problem

Hello,

Does anyone have experience installing the new UUC GEN II FCAB on 05' ZHP sedan!?

I tried installing the UUC FCAB this weekend and no matter how hard I push I could not align the FCAB to the mounting holes.

Just wondering if anyone had the same issue!??

-Eric
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:42 AM   #2
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Put dish soap on the bushing that connects to the arm
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Old 10-08-2012, 10:25 AM   #3
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I was able to get the FCAB onto the arm but it just doesn't go in far enough... I tried dish soap and grease but since the bushing is hard polyurethane it would not expand and it's getting stuck where the arm expands... It's only off like 3/8"... =(
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Old 10-08-2012, 11:22 AM   #4
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Take some pix. I have both the UUC GEN2 and GEN1 so I can definitely help

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