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Rear Strut Bar Designs

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So i have been thinking about a rear strut bar for my occasional track use of my trackable street tii.

I have no reason to relocate the battery for reasons of originality. In that same vane, i am not keen on a bar that requires drilling. That being said, i do not recall seeing a bar that mounts in similar style to the fronts.

Finally, the experts here seem to think the rear is pretty rigid, and further stiffening is not needed.

Can anyone suggest a good bar that does not have a primary role in battery relocation (if i went that route i would go under the bench...)

1973 2002Tii (Pacific Blue)

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2009 328xi (Black Sapphire Metallic)

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Could always just cut a big chunk of solid steel and pound it in between the shock towers in the back... Or an expandable shower curtain rod :3

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1974 2002 - M20/Getrag 260 swap underway

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There are no struts in the back, only shocks. There is no side-load on the shock-towers, and if there were any movement at the shock-towers, the rear bulkhead would buckle and you could see it.  However, if you want to add a little more weight and oversteer, go ahead.  A little sarcasm here.

No amount of skill or education will ever replace dumb luck
1971 2002 (much modified rocket),  1987 635CSI (beauty),  

2000 323i,  1996 Silverado Pickup (very useful)

Too many cars.

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u really dont need one for an "every now and then " track day..........just tighten the nut behind the wheel.


and put the funds elsewhere.

+1  :) .    Also empty the spare tire, tools, jack, floor mats from the vehicle when doing a track day.

Jim Gerock

Ruby Red 73tii built 5/30/73 "Celeste"

Riviera 69 2002 built 5/30/69 "Oscar"

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like headers....I feel strut bars are "sexy".....





that being said, and not trying to beat a dead horse here...u really DONT NEED IT. Some really smart "in the know" folks responded here.


Just wondering.....how many track days do u have in the car?.......how many do u have in you?....

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