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quick lift installation ??????

Just got my hood lift system in from Wayne (underdog performance) and i have a question

http://www.stuffforyourranger.com/st...aa7c5263094f0d


In there installation guide is states to measure from hood corner 25-1/2'' but if i have a fx4 to measure 26-1/2''

I have a 03 edge that has the same hood as the fx4,with in those years,i guess i should go ahead with the 26-1/2'' measurement???Im guessing its for the extra weight

has any one else put these on a Edge if so what measurement did you run
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Its not from weight. It's an anomoly on some FX4's. It's been a while, but memory says the bracket won't mount to the 25.5" mark. Something is in the way. It should be self evident. If it will attach at 25.5, use that spot. It will lift the hood higher and is the preferred spot.

I'm trying to look at the install guide to jog my memory. So far it's not loading for me.
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looking at the directions the fx4 has a bulge and the center of the bulge is at 26.5 which is why it has to be in this spot
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I just called redline to confirm. What I stated is correct. The undergrid is different on some hoods. You can go higher if it doesn't fit onto the countour of the hood. The key is to go higher, not shorter. You go shorter and the shocks cannot compress and the hood won't shut.

I've installed a few sets. The big thing is Don't drill through the other side of the hood. I finish the drilling in reverse. That seems to keep it from grabbing and shooting to the other end. Having a tube over the bit to stop it also works.
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cool thanks i just like to double check be for i start drilling into stuff lol

or any mod for that matter
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best thing to use is a Step bit. doesnt grab as vilently [sp?]

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thats what i used to install mine worked great
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best thing to use is a Step bit. doesnt grab as vilently [sp?]

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thats what i used to install mine worked great
those are cool ill have to see if i nabour (sp) has one

but i will have to use the FX mounting location due to the lip mine has
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also center punch the holes where you want them and take your time measure twice drill once.. and dont need to go all crazy with drilling slow speeds and controlled is good
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thats the plan but ill get to it tomorrow

just got done with new plugs and the screaming demon coil pack
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there easy bro.. i draged my *** with them and got it dont in an hour... and had 2 beers lol
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there easy bro.. i draged my *** with them and got it dont in an hour... and had 2 beers lol

only 2 lol
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i was talking alot too lol
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ill get them on in the morning and post some pictures
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