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New Strut Bar Install

Old 01-16-2004, 05:38 PM
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I have had this thing sitting around for ever so I decided to put it in today. Can't tell if it will make a difference yet because it is pouring down rain today. But hey it looks good right? Oh yeah, sorry about the dirt. Haven't had a chance to vacuum in a while.
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I did not want to chop up my carpet either. I think I was able to get a pretty clean install emerging from the carpet.
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Old 01-16-2004, 05:40 PM
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Oh, also.. it is a Cusco Bar by the way.
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yeah thats pretty clean
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Old 01-16-2004, 10:39 PM
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Originally Posted by j9fd3s' date='Jan 16 2004, 03:40 PM
yeah thats pretty clean
That is prolly the cleanest install job I have seen for sec gen bar in a while.
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Old 01-17-2004, 11:33 PM
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very clean. how much $$$$?
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and if it's working correctly, you should get more oversteer w/o laying on the throttle since the rear suspension should be stiffer. maybe not though, i dont know how much those increase the suspension stiffness.
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Originally Posted by RX7Aggie' date='Jan 18 2004, 12:34 AM
and if it's working correctly, you should get more oversteer w/o laying on the throttle since the rear suspension should be stiffer. maybe not though, i dont know how much those increase the suspension stiffness.
Thats with sway bars.



Strut bars just increase chasis stifness.
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To be honest I do not remember how much I paid for the strut bar. I bought it off of someone else almost a year ago and I don't recall. Install was free, however, because I did it myself.



I did put in Suspension Techniques antisway bars. The ST sway bar for the rear was as big (In diameter) as the stock sway bar for the front. And the ST sway bar for the front was huge. This by far has made the most difference in the feel of the way the car handles.



If you want to make one change that makes a big difference in the handling of the car, I would change the antisway bars. In my case it made a huge difference.
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