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Thread: Installing the sword on a RHD vechile?

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    Default Installing the sword on a RHD vechile?

    I spoke to a mate today who said he had done it before but it seems the steering linkage is in the way. when I removed it it was very tight on the linkage but I manged to get it out somehow by also pushing the brake pedal.

    Now I can't put it back in??

    Any help guys with RHD cars?

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    I have an auto and dont have the sword so the 'black box' came out relatively easily. I wouldnt have got the filter in if it hadnt been a two piece because the steering column gets in the way. Sounds like you need an extra pair of hands - or feet - to press the brake and clutch while you jiggle it back in there?

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    I have an auto also, no microfilter. The steering column seems in the way, its not the brake pedal that I have to worry about.

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    Interesting my sword comes out on the right side but my steering is on the left. Guess that is one of the benefits of having the steering on the left

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    I cheated a little and ground a small amount off the end of the heat sink so I could just angle it in. The purists wouldntb approve though!

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    Thanks Erich. I read that before but it doesn't help. I tried for over 30 mins and even got my mum to try to no success

    Quote Originally Posted by shogun View Post

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    Thanks I dont want to do that but I might have to as a last resort.

    Quote Originally Posted by Grantus View Post
    I cheated a little and ground a small amount off the end of the heat sink so I could just angle it in. The purists wouldntb approve though!

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    At least you don't have a manual. I had to disconnect the clutch pedal and swing it up out of the way, then remove part of the steering column and also press the brake pedal in. Was a horrible job. You can loosen the two mounting bolts for the hvac box so that you move it just a touch and that helps to get the sword back into the hole. Good luck

    Mahalo from hawaii!

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    All so you can have the steering on the wrong side

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