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Recommended alternative to FAQ Strut brace?

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Reasonably priced, functional.

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buyer beware. The 'ultimate Strut bars' or whatever they call them work great. Don't waste you money on the engine torque brace. I know of a couple of board users here that have the same problem I do. It doesn't reach the valve cover where it is supposed to mount. But the front and rear bars are very nice.

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Paul,

I have not yet ordered anything from Walloth & Nesch, but they have some good lookin' strut braces on their Summer Specials page. I do not know how much more $$ that shipping would add.

Regards,

Randy Bryant

Elkton, VA

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He used a bar sold locally for a Nissan Sentra (IIRC).

He used the center bar from it and had mounting plates welded up by a local machine shop.

See pic above.

I'll try to get in touch with him and will post any additional info.

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Won't fit tii or stock carbed aircleaner, but they have a bar for that too. I bought mine used.

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do you have any of your linkage set up w/the lynx?

_Dave

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Just curious.

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...and I didn't even get nailed on duty or brokerage fees. Actually, the shipping and fees were CHEAPER than if I would have gotten it through the US. Not sure how that works, but I'm not complaining :)

Matt

'72 02/m20

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I can get some shots of it next time I'm working on the car.

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when you go around a turn, the outside tire's grip tries to pull the top of the strut mount down onto the pavement. Strut braces are there to minimize this PULLING tendency, keeping the suspension geometry in line, etc. if your car has big tires/wheels, you need a strut brace...

-Rob (without one, but not liking it)

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thats what ive heard... i might have to get the W&N one before i tear my front end apart... ive always taken turns somewhat easy because my kuhmos rubbed my front fenders, but the falkens have a more-rounded sidewall thats letting me tear stuff up more nowadays... good thing my motormounts are still iffy otherwise id really be doing damage.. ;)

-Rob

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...or is the W&N bar just a relabelled Jaymic bar? :)

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