Strut tower brace & K brace.

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    Can someone enlighten me on whether our GT's have a K brace. I am thinking of fitting a strut tower brace but the one I am looking at advises that it can not be fitted to cars that have the k brace.
     
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    hi Peter as far as i know we do have a K brace on our GT'S.www.whichcar.com.au/reviews/2018-ford-mustang-gt-review
     
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    Anymore news from Ford Peter?.
     
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    I was told on Monday that it should be ready this week. (To put this conversation in context my car has been at the dealer for the past 10 days after being at an audio shop getting a dash cam installed. Once the cam was all installed the car would not recognize the key) I still have not got specifics of the warranty repair even though I have asked. They say they will explain it when done. Apparently there was a water leak around the windscreen which had led to corrosion in a wiring loom which led to some electronic glitches such as the key fob not being recognized and also they say, my intermittent problem of starting with cooled seats turned on and wiper coming on by itself. When I went in on Monday they were in the middle of a power outage and all the mechanics had been sent home so I could only speak with the service desk guy who I suspect was not all that knowledgeable on the subject. I will let you know the outcome.
     
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    I have the same aircon issue as you Peter i hope i don't have a leak or any corrosion in the loom,when they show you where it is can you let me know,
    and i get Ford to check it for me when i get my oil changed @ 5000klm.

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    Thanks Corey but it's the k-brace up the top of the engine near the firewall and in your US cars, near the battery. Our battery is on the other side. My query is regarding fitment of the Mishimoto strut tower brace which I understand may not fit RHD cars for some reason. So far Mishimoto have not got back to me yet but the supplier here has a client's photos that show the Mishimoto strut tower brace has conflicts with the standard k-brace.
     
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    Sure Troy, I can do that.
     
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    As far as I am aware all GT's that come to Australia have the K brace fitted as standard. It goes from the firewall across to the strut tower.

    my 2015 GT had it - and I was able to fit the standard strut tower brace - with a bit of mofication.
     
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    Thanks Bruce. I am now convinced that we all (Australian RHD Mustangs) have the k-brace. So now can anyone confirm whether or not the Mishimoto strut tower brace as sold in Australia proves no fitment problems. I have one supplier saying that they fit no dramas and another saying that a buyer could not fit it because of conflicts with the k-brace. There were half a dozen buyer photos supplied that confirmed that.
     
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