7160-0231 Install
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With vehicle end of the brace located, tighten the
pole clamp in the desired location. “Preload” the
brace by pushing the top of the pedestal tube in a
direction to extend the brace slightly (1/16 1/8
inch), then tighten the collet nut. Tighten the
collet nut 1/3 to 1/2 turn from the point positive
contact is felt.
When fitting a Long Brace, it may be necessary
to cut the inner tube to a length suitable for your
installation. It is recommended on installations
requiring the long brace that the inner tube have
2” minimum of insertion into the outer tube and
may have a maximum of approximately 6”.
When positioning the short brace, do not exceed a length of
16.25”. It is recommended that the short brace tubes have 1”
of overlap, and so you cannot exceed 16.25” with the short
The flat ends of the brace may be bent to fit your installation.
Slide the Pole Clamp over the pedestal base tube, paying
attention which side will be most suitable for attaching the
brace. Insert the bolt provided through the hole in the flat end
of the inner tube. Insert the bolt through the clearance hole in
the pinch clamp and screw it into the pole clamp. Attach the
other end of the brace to the vehicle using customer supplied
Assemble the brace - Thread the collet nut on to the outer tube.
Do not tighten at this time. Slide the inner tube into the outer
7160-0231 Pole Brace Long can accommodate installations requiring a brace from 10.25”** up to 35.25” inches.
**Lengths less than 29.25” require cutting.
7160-0230 Pole Brace - Short is for installations where a brace length in a range from 10.25” up to 16.25” is
7160-0230 POLE BRACE - SHORT
7160-0231 POLE BRACE - LONG
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