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MMD Convertible Mustang Styling Bar ('05-'11 Convertible) - Installation Instructions

Installation Time

4 hours

Tools Required
  • 3/8 Drive Ratchet with Extension
  • 10mm Sockets
  • 13mm Sockets
  • 1/4 Allen Wrenches
  • 3/16 Allen Wrenches
  • T50 Torx Bit
  • Handheld Drill
  • 1/8 Drill Bits
  • 5/16 Drill Bits
  • 2 Hole Saw Bit
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Installation

Installation

1. Remove the rear lower seat by pushing release tabs and pulling up on seat bottom.



2. Remove the rear upper seat by removing the two 13mm bolts toward the bottom of the seat and pulling up to release the seat from the upper brackets.



3. Remove upper quarter trim panel by lifting at the shoulder strap opening to disengage retaining clips.


4. Remove lower quarter trim panel by carefully prying retaining clip that holds panel to body, and then pulling panel out towards front of vehicle.



5. Remove seat belt guide by removing 10mm bolt and T50 Torx bolt.


6. Install Styling Bar brackets under factory seat belt guide bolts.
Caution:Do not use only seat belt guide bolts to secure Styling Bar. Seat belt guide bolts are only used as locaters for the Styling Bar brackets. As show in Step 7,holes must be drilled and provided hardware must be used to properly secure Styling Bar to vehicle.


7. Using brackets as guides, drill 1/8” pilot holes through body sheet metal. Follow with 5/16” bit to enlarge holes to proper size.



8. Using supplied hardware, secure Styling Bar brackets to body. Make sure to place the nuts on the inside of the body panel, and the Allen head bolts on the outside as shown.




9. Place the supplied cutting template over the passenger side upper trim panel as shown. Using a 1/8” bit, drill a pilot hole in center of crosshairs, followed by drilling a hole in trim panel with a 2” hole saw. Repeat for drivers side when finished.



10. Re-install interior trim panels and rear seat. Place Styling Bar in brackets and using an Allen Key, tighten set screws to secure Styling Bar.


11. Make sure bar is secure and take a ride to show off your new Styling Bar!

Installation instructions provided by Manufacturer

This guide applies to Mustang years: 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and Submodels: GT, V6, GT500, Boss 302, Foxbody, Mach 1, Bullitt, Cobra

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