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Postby KillerofRice » Mon Oct 03, 2005 10:18 pm

Is a strut tower brace really worth putting on? I have read that it stiffens the body and improves steering feel but is there that big of notice to add it on. I'm not going to ever autocross or race my car. It's a daily driver but if it makes my car handle nicer or better to I will add it on.


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Postby 1988GTU » Mon Oct 03, 2005 10:56 pm

It make the daily driver more respectable for those weekly Sunday drivers that cut you off and go slow.
Its worth the 30 dollars the junkyard will price it as.
I noticed a fair difference, I would say get it.


I might be able to swing you one for a fair deal if you want one and cannot find one local.


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Postby MAJ28 » Tue Oct 04, 2005 9:52 am

I'm not personally comfortable paying more then $20 for one, I should've kept my old one, but I wasn't sure if I'd be getting another Beretta...

One of these days I'll go all out and get one from GM, I would not recommend an RSM one or one that uses all 3 bolts, because then you are unable to use custom diagonal braces - but for most people that's not an issue.  

You can get them for around $35 from GM. ÂÂÂ

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Postby KillerofRice » Tue Oct 04, 2005 11:41 am

Thanx for the info. I'll see if I can found one in a junkyard nearby or just get one from GM.


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Postby MAJ28 » Tue Oct 04, 2005 11:46 am

Is Red Lion anywhere near Pittsburgh?  Minifest next weekend!  Oct. 8th!


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Postby 96BlackRoseZ26 » Tue Oct 04, 2005 3:54 pm

I put one on my car and noticed a big difference.  When I pull into my driveway, I can get one wheel off the ground pulling into the approach.  Definitely a stiffer body and less flex.  Do it :banana


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Postby Asylum » Wed Oct 05, 2005 10:39 am

GM Part # 2257-6687

About $23 from www.gmpartsdirect.com

Or just find an early Cavy RS or Z24 at the j/y


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Postby BerettaLove32 » Wed Oct 05, 2005 4:45 pm

$30?!?!?! They cost $10 around here. Got mine on half price day for $5. :banana




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