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    I fancy getting a strut brace for my 330 Cab, one that catches my eye is the "Racing Dynamics GTR". Just wondering has any member that has fitted a strut brace to a 330 had to reposition the battery terminal on the left hand side of the engine bay next to the suspension tower mount (or is it just cause I have a LHD model?).

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    may be an idea to ask on BF.com if you get no joy on here...we dont have many left hookers in the uk
    what i've felt,what i've known
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    may be an idea to ask on BF.com if you get no joy on here...we dont have many left hookers in the uk
    Your well getting reported for that comment!!
     
     

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    hush you...do you know about the battery terminal on the left hand side of the engine bay?
    cos i don't...wouldn't even occur to me...i would just buy the brace and angle grind it into place
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    Quote Originally Posted by 328mark View Post
    hush you...do you know about the battery terminal on the left hand side of the engine bay?
    cos i don't...wouldn't even occur to me...i would just buy the brace and angle grind it into place
    YES i did.....
     
     

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    so instead of picking on me...and i have the power of edit, dont forget...why don't you enlighten us all as to whether it'll fit or not?...ball's in your court
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    so instead of picking on me...and i have the power of edit, dont forget...why don't you enlighten us all as to whether it'll fit or not?...ball's in your court
    Settle! Was only having a giraffe! I dont have a clue if it will...
     
     

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    As the battery is in the back of the car I just assumed that the positive teminal would be in the same position but as RHD cars are afterthoughts maybe they have located it on the other side, but I would have assumed (always wrong!) that the problem would be the same even if the terminal was on the lefthand side of the engine bay.

    Might be surprised how many LHD motors (BMW, MERC AUDI etc) not just Americana cack! are available, as my car was purchased from the UK and I am well happy with it (just cannot stop fettling).

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    On mine the battery terminal is on the left if your looking at the engine.. wheres yours?
     
     

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    I have this strut brace on my 330 and fits ok

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/BMW-E46-Front-...item45f84a0ae5
     
     

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