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    Sorry but hear l am again

    Thinking of getting a Strut Tower Bar Brace the bar that goes from top mount to top mount
    Are they any good,do they make much difference,how does the bar secure to the top mounts
    Has anyone fitted this type of brace bar.
    Again any information welcome thanks in advance

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    They’re bolted down,(or mine is) so you need access to underside of shock “tower” doesn’t really make much difference in handling IMHO
    Rear ARB made most difference,then the rear strut brace,then the front.This is just my view,from all the miles I have done in my Corrado



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    Cheers for the reply,
    Can you tell me how thick the top strut tower is as l was thinking of tapping the tower to secure the brace

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    It’s thick enough to tap,



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    Quote Originally Posted by dragon green View Post
    They’re bolted down,(or mine is) so you need access to underside of shock “tower” doesn’t really make much difference in handling IMHO
    Rear ARB made most difference,then the rear strut brace,then the front.This is just my view,from all the miles I have done in my Corrado


    Sorry for the hijack, but which rear strut brace are you using? I'm with you that a rear anti-roll bar makes a big difference and was thinking about a rear strut brace - maybe Trimsport - but there seems to be a bit of a debate over whether non-triangulated ones are worth fitting.
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    Sorry but hear l am again

    Mines not triangulated,but I can feel when it’s not on the car,had a trimsport one,now got a bbm adjustable one


    Excuse pic,car needs a clean
    Last edited by dragon green; 14th January 2018 at 9:25 AM.

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    Certainly true that modern cars are way stiffer than Corrados. These old cars are as flexible as a gymnast.. part of the secret to the fluid handling in some ways, but not so good for stability.


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    Quote Originally Posted by dragon green View Post
    Mines not triangulated,but I can feel when it’s not on the car,had a trimsport one,now got a bbm adjustable one


    Excuse pic,car needs a clean
    Cheers for that. Does the adjustability help? Any issues with the Trimsport one?
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    Sorry but hear l am again

    Nothing wrong with the trimsport version,
    My poor old Corrado has to work for its living,with the BBM one,you just twist it,take out the pins,remove the bar and it gives you a lot more space when the seats are laid flat



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    Just got the strut brace from eBay £40.00 all in
    Look at the rear brace above that’s look good
    May be getting one of those in a couple of months
    What is the cost of a rear brace

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