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The other day installed a new sub amp. Last night ran the cable for the knob. Not sure I am set on this location yet but we'll get some play time on this location and go from there.

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With more play time on the chassis braces and caliper bushings, there is a very noticeable difference.
When braking, the brakes are a lot more 'grabby', easier to stop.
The front end seems a lot more 'square', the car seems more flat in corners.
yup a simple mod of upgrading brake bushings make a big difference in the squishyness and grab of the brakes.
 
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@Jamers99 make sure you take that clutch line restrictor off! It has been the source of numerous problems for people including myself.

It was an afterthought mid 2013, so the nice thing is you just remove it then plug the braided line directly into the steel line.

It's the piece I have highlighted in red.

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Did anyone else stretch the factory rubber isolator thing and put it on their new clutch line?
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What is the purpose and function of the restrictor?
Early on the ST was known to over power the lower engine/transmission mount which would flex so much the body of the mount would bang against the chassis of the car. It was quite disturbing, and scared the crap out of me the first time I experienced it. Ford added the restrictor so that the clutch would engage slower to try and stop the bang on hard shifts.
 

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Ok. So I'm also gonna install the steeda clutch line. Are these the 2 restrictors. Or is it just one? Do I remove the one before the clutch line? Or the one after the clutch line and just before the bleeder valve?


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Remove both of them. It will save you from a massive headache later.
 

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