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Old 03-31-2009, 05:24 PM   #51
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i dont need pictures of the h brace...i need pictures OF THE PROPER SOLUTION TO FITTING AN H BRACE WITH AN ALK INSTALLED
^^ I did a quick search in the suspension forum and here are some results..

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Old 03-31-2009, 08:07 PM   #52
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Someone mentioned earlier that aluminum was the way to go for this part (as opposed to steel). Why is that?
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Old 03-31-2009, 11:24 PM   #53
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Someone mentioned earlier that aluminum was the way to go for this part (as opposed to steel). Why is that?
Must be because of weight...
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Old 04-01-2009, 03:44 PM   #54
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I want one of these things but none of the sellers on Ebay are willing to sell to somone from Canada, even though I have a US ship too address.....
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Old 04-01-2009, 03:57 PM   #55
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anyone bought this h-brace from this seller?

I'm thinking of getting it..

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=300290248786&category= 33592&viewitem=
fudge it doesnt fit a wagon

but i found one that does! woohoo
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Old 04-01-2009, 04:15 PM   #56
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Must be because of weight...
I guess but I figure aluminum would be more prone to flex than steel.
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Old 04-02-2009, 12:28 PM   #57
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i ordered mine about a month back with the front and rear strut bars. i found the brace to be pretty sturdy and light so that was a plus. also fitment was perfect. it only took a couple minutes to instal and the car feels much tighter all around with the addition of the bars and hbrace. dunno how much of a difference the hbrace made but i def feel better knowing its there lol.

btw...the package deal with hbrace and f/r bars only cost me 75 bucks shipped. the bars arent the highest quality but they fit and definitely do their jobs. i would definitely recommend this package to anyone on a tight budget.
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Old 04-03-2009, 01:03 AM   #58
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Would the h brace for a wrx/sti fit on a 07 2.5i?
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Old 04-03-2009, 01:03 AM   #59
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i ordered mine about a month back with the front and rear strut bars. i found the brace to be pretty sturdy and light so that was a plus. also fitment was perfect. it only took a couple minutes to instal and the car feels much tighter all around with the addition of the bars and hbrace. dunno how much of a difference the hbrace made but i def feel better knowing its there lol.

btw...the package deal with hbrace and f/r bars only cost me 75 bucks shipped. the bars arent the highest quality but they fit and definitely do their jobs. i would definitely recommend this package to anyone on a tight budget.
can i get a link to the ones you bought.?
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Old 04-03-2009, 01:40 AM   #60
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I guess but I figure aluminum would be more prone to flex than steel.
Aluminum will not flex nearly as much as steel. Aluminum is a much more rigid material and is more prone to cracking before it will flex. It is a "soft" material due to it being very porous which is where it sheds its weight also. Steal is a more dense material which allows it to bend/flex much more without breaking, so when your adding a stiffening brace, I would go with an aluminum one due to it being stiffer, lighter, and not prone to rusting especially with it being under the car. Just my .02.
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Old 04-09-2010, 02:12 PM   #61
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About to order a set (f/t struts and the H brace) any body have any problems with them yet? Thanks
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Old 04-19-2010, 11:16 PM   #62
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I am interested too. Has anyone had the welds break or anything like that?
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Old 04-20-2010, 12:08 PM   #63
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had mine on for a year its still in perfect condition
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Old 04-20-2010, 03:29 PM   #64
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i'm in the process of ordering another h-brace because a weld on the driver's side front of the h-brace failed. My brace is blue and i got it second hand, so i'll be ordering a pink one in the hopes that its manufactured in a better fashion.
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Old 04-20-2010, 09:23 PM   #65
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Anyone worried about this not fitting don't worry about it. I run one on my 02 wagon.
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Old 04-27-2010, 11:39 PM   #66
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Got a GTspec (gray colored) one off ebay and you can definitely feel a difference in steering reponse and stiffness. Definitely a must have suspension mod.

Was going to get a pink ebay one, but saw the GTspec one a few items below. It was only a few dollars ($17) more than the pink and the gray color looks great on the undercarriage lol.
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Old 05-26-2010, 06:55 PM   #67
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For those with ebay brace, how is paint holding up?
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Old 05-30-2010, 10:42 AM   #68
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I had mine for about a year. It was the Grey one. I had slight fitment problems but, eventually it fit in.

Just last week I went to change my tranny and engine oil and found that the welds had failed.

Not sure am I going to buy another one though.
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Old 06-02-2010, 08:37 AM   #69
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I have a pink aluminum one

and yes it fits the wagon fine. works great and really tightens things up up front. It goes really nice with fender/cowl braces and rear subframe bolts.
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I had mine for about a year. It was the Grey one. I had slight fitment problems but, eventually it fit in.

Just last week I went to change my tranny and engine oil and found that the welds had failed.

Not sure am I going to buy another one though.
i'm in the same boat. If i do get another one, it will be an SPT or one that is name brand.
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Old 06-02-2010, 07:49 PM   #71
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i dont need pictures of the h brace...i need pictures OF THE PROPER SOLUTION TO FITTING AN H BRACE WITH AN ALK INSTALLED
The trick to fitting any H-Brace with an ALK is, you need to space out the H-Brace the same distance as the sub-frame is spaced out with the ALK spacers, but only on the ALK end and not the end that bolts through the sub. I stacked up harden washers through the bolt (inbetween the H-brace and the ALK) to the same height and everything lined up.
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Old 06-02-2010, 08:59 PM   #72
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Subar...item1c129a6bdc

3-Piece combo FTW! May try it out...
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Old 06-03-2010, 10:14 AM   #73
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keep looking BoostinChick. that set can be had a lot cheaper then $109.99 shipped

2 quick search examples:
$85.90 shipped
$90.30 shipped
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Old 06-03-2010, 10:44 AM   #74
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^ I have an 07'? So weird how they break them up specifying 02-05 and what not.
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For those with broken welds, how long have you had them? what color?
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