Date Added: Wednesday 30 April, 2003
The Plain English Campaign would have a field day with the assembly instructions which are vague at best.
Unfortunately there would appear to be tolerance issues with the manufacture of the bracket, resulting in some cases, like mine, where it is impossible to fit the windblocker without resorting to modifying the assembly.
This modification should be quite simple but that's not the point. If I wanted something that wouldn't fit I would have asked for it !
Steve seems to have misunderstood how the blocker fits, despite our best efforts on the phone with him.
The brackets are correct, as is the blocker. The Correct fitting method is as follows. Unscrew the two hood cover fixings on the side of the seatbelt tower, one each side of the car (10mm hex on a Mk1, phillips screw on a Mk2/2.5). Using the removed fixing, pass it through the bracket of the windblocker and just start the thread back in its hole (do not do it up at this stage). Now do the same on the other side. You may need to apply some pressure to flex the mounting bracket to start the thread. Now, working side to side, slowly do up the fixings a couple of turns each side untill they are tight. That's it, fitted. No modification is required, and the brackets are designed to be flexed to fit.
I hope that helps.
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