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Old 08-13-2012, 06:32 PM   #1
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Are they worth it and where can I find one cheap?
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they help stiffen up the front end. especially in cornering. try american muscle
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Re: strut tower brace

they are one of those practical items that also add a level of look to the car
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Re: strut tower brace

you can check out mine in my garage and see what i am talking about
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I removed mine. Subframe connectors are the way to go. Strut tower braces just get in the way. If you absolutely want to run one go with maximum motorsports. It has 4 points instead
Of 3 and mounts to the firewall lip/ pinch welds instead of just to the firewall. I heard people
Running bbk braces and tearing the firewall
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I removed mine. Subframe connectors are the way to go. Strut tower braces just get in the way. If you absolutely want to run one go with maximum motorsports. It has 4 points instead
Of 3 and mounts to the firewall lip/ pinch welds instead of just to the firewall. I heard people
Running bbk braces and tearing the firewall
Im not going to argue your claims but subframe connectors and strut tower braces strengthen different parts of the car.
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Agreed. The STB keeps the towers from flexing which helps reduce body roll while cornering. STB's and sub frame connectors work together to stiffen the overall ride.

I wish they made a STB that connected to all four points of my strut tower, instead of just two on my '11 GT.
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Re: strut tower brace

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I removed mine. Subframe connectors are the way to go. Strut tower braces just get in the way. If you absolutely want to run one go with maximum motorsports. It has 4 points instead
Of 3 and mounts to the firewall lip/ pinch welds instead of just to the firewall. I heard people
Running bbk braces and tearing the firewall
Subframe connectors will not replace the shock tower braces nor stiffen up the shock towers as the braces are designed to do.


The shock tower braces help to keep your towers from flexing and to keep your front tires in alignment better. I would put yours back on if I were you.


Your Maximum Motorsports recommendation however is right on.
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