Mustang Steeda Radiator Support (2005-2010) Installation Instructions

Tools Required:
  • Ratchet & Socket Set
  • Pliers
  • Torque Wrench
  • Cutting Tool for Zip Ties
Install Difficulty:
  • Difficulty
  • Moderate Project
1. To begin installing the Mustang Steeda 555-5075 Lightweight Radiator Support, raise and support the vehicle.
Mustang Steeda Radiator Support Install Image
2. Remove the lower radiator cover to gain access to the radiator support. These bolt heads are 5.5 mm.
Mustang Steeda Radiator Support Install Image
3. Remove both of the front swaybar brackets from the radiator support. These nuts will require a 15 mm deep socket.
Mustang Steeda Radiator Support Install Image
Mustang Steeda Radiator Support Install Image
4. Support the Mustang radiator. The zip tie to frame example shown here is one way to do it. Direct support under the radiator will also work.
Mustang Steeda Radiator Support Install Image
5. Free all of the lines from the radiator support. One Mustang brake line, two air conditioning lines, the lower radiator hose and the power steering hose need to be free.
Mustang Steeda Radiator Support Install Image
Mustang Steeda Radiator Support Install Image
Mustang Steeda Radiator Support Install Image
6. Remove the nuts that secure the radiator support to the frame. There are four total. Removing them will require an 18 mm deep socket.
Mustang Steeda Radiator Support Install Image
7. The factory Mustang radiator support can now be removed.
Mustang Steeda Radiator Support Install Image
8. Remove the two brake line supports and the air conditioning line support from the factory radiator support. These parts will be reused. Remove the two factory grommets and install the new Mustang radiator support.
9. Install the Steeda radiator support onto the factory studs. Attach the four nuts loosely. Also, install both of the sway bar mounting brackets and loosely install the four nuts.
Mustang Steeda Radiator Support Install Image
Mustang Steeda Radiator Support Install Image
10. Progressively tighten the four 18 mm nuts that secure the radiator support to the frame. Torque to 85 ft. lbs.
Mustang Steeda Radiator Support Install Image
11. Tighten the four 15 mm nuts that fasten the Mustang sway bar mounting brackets. Torque to 52 ft. lbs.
Mustang Steeda Radiator Support Install Image
12. Using the previously removed parts, secure the brake and air conditioning lines so they will have positive separation from the new Steeda radiator support.
Mustang Steeda Radiator Support Install Image
Mustang Steeda Radiator Support Install Image
All the lines now have proper clearance.
Mustang Steeda Radiator Support Install Image
13. Install the bottom radiator cover. Use the factory hardware for the front. Use zip ties for the rear. You're now finished installing your new Mustang Lightweight Radiator Support
Mustang Steeda Radiator Support Install Image