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8. Next up, the side plates are bolted in position. On the driver side, we had to remove the emergency brake cable bracket from the frame and temporarily unclip a wiring harness from the inside of the frame-rail. On the passenger side, we had to temporarily remove one of the rubber exhaust mounts and move the exhaust slightly to fit one of the mounting bolts. The side plate on the driver side has an integrated carriage bolt for remounting the factory emergency brake cable bracket. With the side plates installed, all of the mounting bolts were then tightened using the torque specs provided in the instructions.

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