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Old 12-25-2009, 01:27 AM   #1
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I was wondering if any one else here has an OBS or knows anything about the rear strut towers, I ordered a front strut bar, but was concidering getting on for the rear but I have no idea if the rear strut tower is set up differently then the sedan or if theres any info that a rear strut bar is worth it?

here is a link to the one I'm looking at, http://www.ilovebodykits.com/product..._Aluminum.html
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Old 12-25-2009, 12:32 PM   #2
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That doesn't look too bad, but I would look for one that has a quick-release for the bar so that you can remove it and use the whole hatch space. Sometimes you can add bicycle quick release hubs to the ends and make a bar quick release.

The bends on each end are somewhat concerning, it seems like that might allow for flex in the bar that's counted to the point of the brace. I also might look for one that is, essentially, a straight bar between the towers if you can find it.

Trusted brands for braces: Perrin, Cusco, Whiteline, SPT and a few others that I'm sure other folks will add.
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Old 12-25-2009, 02:24 PM   #3
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I wont be using the back area much at all, I completely gutted the rear of my car out. all I have is the carpet in the front, dask board, center console and seats. Im installing a harness bar for my seat belts when it comes next week :-D

I want to put a cage in next summer, the strut bar I bought for under the hook is probably going to be a piece of crap- I got it cheap so we'll find out but Im deffinitly going to invest more money in SPT stut bars when I get cash.
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Old 12-25-2009, 02:24 PM   #4
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oops some how it double post.

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Old 12-25-2009, 11:41 PM   #5
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Is this a rally/track/race car, or your daily driver?
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Old 12-29-2009, 03:05 AM   #6
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both until I get an older forster
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Old 01-20-2010, 10:41 AM   #7
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i have one no difference from before. bought my car with it already on but my buddy didnt have one couldnt tell a difference i wouldnt waste your money or time
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i have one no difference from before. bought my car with it already on but my buddy didnt have one couldnt tell a difference i wouldnt waste your money or time
um yea...no. If you/your buddy don't notice the difference in a wagon then you aren't pushing it hard enough. Wagons they make a difference, sedans not so much.

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