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How To Install Fox Body Mustang SVE Aluminum Radiator Hold Down Brackets | 79-93

Last Updated 2/5/2020 by Taylor Ward

Our new SVE Aluminum Radiator Hold-down bracket replaces your old brackets for your 1979-93 Fox Body Mustang. Check out our install article!

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How To Install Fox Body Mustang SVE Aluminum Radiator Hold Down Brackets | 79-93 - How To Install Fox Body Mustang SVE Aluminum Radiator Hold Down Brackets | 79-93

*Fitment Notes*

  • When installing DO NOT overtighten the hardware, if overtightened it could cause the aluminum to crease.
  • For 1990-93 Fox owners with airbag cars, the provided spacers must be installed since they allow the proper clearance for the airbag module retaining bolts.

Installation Steps

  1. Open the hood and remove the (2) factory bolts followed by the radiator hold down brackets then clean the area.

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  3. Position the SVE hold down radiator plate into place.

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  5. Slide one of the spacers into place and loosely thread the correct provided bolt, then do this for the other side.

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  7. As you tighten the bolt, pull the hold down plate towards you.

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You’re done! As mentioned earlier, DO NOT overtighten as it can cause issues with the aluminum. We hope you enjoyed this install and if you would like to purchase one of these, check them out below!


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Fox Body Mustang SVE Aluminum Radiator Brackets Hold Down (79-93) - Install

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Published on 2019-11-19
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SVE Aluminum Radiator Hold Down

SVE's new Aluminum Radiator Hold-down Bracket replaces your old rusted brackets on a 1979-93 Ford Mustang. This sleek-looking bracket weighs less than a pound and holds your radiator securely in place. Great for securing your stock radiators or one of SVE's aluminum radiators. This hold-down comes in a popular black and brushed aluminum finish which accents your Fox Body Mustang engine bay. Included in this kit are 2 plastic bushings to properly space the hold down above the core support and the airbag sensor bracket on 90-93 Mustangs. Also included are 2 different sets of hardware; 2 bolts for 79-83 applications and 2 bolts for 84-93 applications. This piece adds style and functionality and tells the world you only use the best SVE performance parts! Pick one up today to secure and upgrade your Mustangs radiator!

Fitment Note

Do NOT overtighten the hardware, this will cause warping to the aluminum.
Designed for 79-93 Fox Body Mustangs but will also fit 79-86 Mercury Capris

Product Note

79-83 Mustangs Used SAE sized Bolts
84-93 Mustangs Used Metric Sized Bolts

Application

Fits 1979-1993 Ford Mustang 5.0L
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