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Megan Racing Lower Arm Bar (MRS-HA-1291)

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Old 06-11-2018, 03:20 PM
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So I recently picked up one of these:

Megan Racing Lower Arm Bar (MRS-HA-1291)
Lower Arm Bar for Honda Fit 2015+

Install seemed straight forward, I imagined it would go down something like this:






Well .... it didnt go so smooth. When I line up the front of the brace (narrow end) against the sub frame, it looks like this:

(lines up good, but no where to stick bolts through)


(And the rear end/wider end does not line up as the hardrace bar does)


(another shot slightly from further away)



FWIW .... I was able to install their Front Lower Control Arms with success ....




 
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Old 06-12-2018, 04:25 PM
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UPDATE:

I provided my VIN plate on the drivers side door jamb. It would appear some early production 2015s have a subframe that does not fit the bar. Megan was very nice about the returns process, and I will be getting a refund soon. I'm a little sad
 
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Very interesting about the subframes. Sucks you ca't use the bar and I'm sure swapping subframes isn't worth it. What are you impressions about the other bar?
 
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Originally Posted by evilchargerfan View Post
UPDATE:

I provided my VIN plate on the drivers side door jamb. It would appear some early production 2015s have a subframe that does not fit the bar. Megan was very nice about the returns process, and I will be getting a refund soon. I'm a little sad
so this is an issue only for 2015? all other years should be ok?
 
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Old 06-13-2018, 01:05 PM
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thad, other bar is nice, and the install was quick and painless. cant go wrong for $40 ish bucks. its not as much of a game changer as a front sway .... but again, for under $50 bucks tho.... I recommend it!

from what I was told ryu, later 2015s and up, are fine. I'm hoping someone 2016, 2017, and 2018 will buy a bar, and post pictures for us all to see.


I did find a back up plan .... this Ultra Racing bar appears to mount without needing to touch the sub frame .... I'm 99% sure this will work.... I'm just not sure if I'm ready to pay 2x more ... as most of you all know, I'm cheap =)


blue line drawn, illustrates where the megan/hard race bar would have installed
 
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