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Scoboblio
14-01-06, 10:34
Good Morning people! I've bought a FMIC cover from Miami-GT (lovely piece of kit by the way, very impressed! :respekt: ) Before I start fitting it is there anything I need to be wary of? Anything I need to move around?

I know it looks like a ten minute job, but I like to be prepared :)

uk-rich
14-01-06, 10:41
just cram it on !!

Scoboblio
14-01-06, 10:45
Seriously?

Faye
14-01-06, 10:58
Is that the chrome plate that sits above where the FMIC is?

If so you'll need to move the horn, at least Keith did for mine.

Scoboblio
14-01-06, 11:19
Is that the chrome plate that sits above where the FMIC is?

If so you'll need to move the horn, at least Keith did for mine.

Yeah that's the one :) Aha thought I might need to do something like that. Hopefully just a simple case of re-attaching it to another bracket :conf:

colsoop
14-01-06, 11:51
Pull the rubber seal off the top of the bumper (it is at the top / front of the bumper )it hides some some plastic screws.
Undo these and pull the plastic bar that runs along side the bumper off.
Fit the fmic cover, then refit the plastic bar and screws and push the rebber seal back in to place.
If you need to lower the horn get 1 of those L shaped brackets from focus and mount the horn to that then reattch it to its mounting point that should give you the clearance.
Thats how i fitted mine.

terawua
14-01-06, 11:53
Dont you need to move the rad overflow as well? Maybe not on this type, but my CF MVP one did need this.

Scoboblio
14-01-06, 11:54
Superb, thanks very much mate! :)

Scoboblio
14-01-06, 11:55
Dont you need to move the rad overflow as well? Maybe not on this type, but my CF MVP one did need this.

Mine was moved near the battery when the FMIC was fitted :)

Dragonball
14-01-06, 12:13
From memory mate (with colsoops's included)

1. Unbolt the horn (10mm) and undo nut
2. Take the horn bracket and bend to approx 90 degrees and refit horn later to a lower and existing hole / nut
3. Undo the nuts holding the overflow tank and lift it up about 15 mm until out of it's 'cradle' (may be stiff!)
4. Drop this down until it is resting approx 15 mm lower on the top of the ali bar - either a. secure this tightly or b. leave it here as will be secure anyway
5.Pull the rubber seal off the top of the bumper (it is at the top / front of the bumper )it hides some some plastic screws.
6. Undo these and pull the plastic bar that runs along side the bumper off.
7. Undo the bolts holding the lights on top of cover
8. Fit the fmic cover, then refit the plastic bar and screws and push the rebber seal back in to place.

Good one!

Scoboblio
14-01-06, 12:17
Thanks Paul, I was going to do this during my lunch hour today, just taken a look in my tool kit and what's the one socket that's missing? My bloody 10mm! :D

supRo
14-01-06, 12:17
The horn can be removed and be positioned a bit lower using a hole already there (just need a bolt and nut to secure (M5)).
The Plastic screws under the rubber strip are a pain to remove. I found that I had to cut them out as they wouldn't unscrew. I got hold of new plastic screws form Toyota

Dragonball
14-01-06, 12:20
Thanks Paul, I was going to do this during my lunch hour today, just taken a look in my tool kit and what's the one socket that's missing? My bloody 10mm! :D

:respekt:

This and the bloody12 mm (probably the only two you need for 99% of the car) go on holiday together regularly!

:)

Scoboblio
14-01-06, 12:22
This and the bloody12 mm (probably the only two you need for 99% of the car)

This hasn't escaped my attention (although a lot does). Did Toyota make the car completely out of 10 and 12mm screws? :badidea:

Dragonball
14-01-06, 12:27
That and plastic screws that break...! :)