Car now can be best described as a big bounce sports car feel, with dead on steering. This will allow the cross braces base to clear the additional stamped metal on the strut towers alongside the studs and sit flat on the strut tower. The mopar brace looks better and is easier to install but requires that you ditch the stock strut tower covers. German made quality reproduction of the original rsr front strut brace. Does not fit late 2011 models with factory strut tower braces that are drilled and tapped for the new factory brace gm changed their design midyear. Steedas s550 doublebar strut tower brace is made specifically to work with your 2015 and up ford mustang gt and ecoboost all models. Speedlogix front strut tower brace dodge challenger forum. Stiffen up the front end of your s197 with an 20052009 mustang strut tower brace.
Razors edge installation instructions 3065011 mopar. Speedlogix front strut tower brace 20052020 challenger. Speedlogix strut tower brace install guides, now with pdf. However, the question keeps coming up of what a strut bar actually does, is it worth it, and how does it work. Choose from bmr, ford racing, and steeda braces for the perfect look in your engine bay. Just installed a razors edge speedlogix front strut tower brace bar and rear shock tower brace bar to go along with my srt8 suspension kit.
I installed my speedlogix front strut tower brace the same on you received yesterday and love it. Id be interested in the rear shock brace too, but i understand its a difficult install requires cutting the trunk carpet and apparently speedlogix does not include a template to make the job easy. Place the razors edge motorsports strut tower brace into position. Speedlogix strut and shock tower bar installed dodge. The best kinds of performance modifications are those that are simple and inexpensive. Installing a strut tower brace has been proven to stiffen the suspension of most unibody cars like the e46 bmw had a reason to include one on the m3. Repeat the process on the other side of the stock brace 6. Miguel solla from caguas, pr puerto rico very good product. A strut brace will often improve the handling of the car, but understand that handling is highly subjective. The strut tower components are cadcam designed and cnc machined. Decide which name plate you would like to use on your mustang. Strut tower brace blank name plate gt name plate plate mounting hardware pack o 6 hex screws o 6 nuts. The lightweight aluminum is constructed to enhance chassis.
Holes will be drilled through the fire wall to connect the backing plate and the strut tower brace. Stand back crack an ice cold beer and admire your work. While its easy to get lost on the costly way to squeezing more horsepower out of an engine, another and often more effective route to take is to try to improve handling and put existing horsepower to better use. Lay the strut tower brace across a flat surface and set the plate in the center of the brace. Looking for a strut tower brace, then look no further in stock and ready to ship. Product title dinan strut tower brace bmw 323i 19991998 325i 199. These strut tower braces reduce body flex and improve handling by tyi open 24x7 same day shipping. Installing a razors edgespeed logix strut tower brace on.
The piece i got is a 4 point strut tower bar, least expensive 4 pt i can find. A front strut bar is an essential performance part that increases the handling and steering precision of a vehicle. Steeda mustang strut tower brace 20152020 gtecoboost. Dodge charger srt8 manual trans conversion cleveland.
A strut tower brace, or a strut bar, can be considered as both a suspension link and frame crossmember. Speedlogix rear strut tower brace install duration. Front and rear strut tower braces installed wdetailed. Remove the wiper motor from the stock brace, remove the stock rubber grommet and place on the new bar 7.
Slps new braces reinforce the front strut towers and stop them from flexing inward or outward keeping your. I recently got a new goodie for the site that allows for super easy pdf creation, printing, and email sharing in a nice clean format so they can be used for quick reference in the garage etc etc. This brace will fit almost all challengers, chargers, and. Place one 12 sae flat washer on each of the four studs. Start all 6 strut tower nuts and 4 strut tower bolts. With 2 bars made of chromemoly steel instead of regular mild steel, you get double the strength over competitive mild steel braces. The sr performance is the better of the two while the ford racing version is definitely a waste of space. Connecting the towers where the coilovers mount allows suspension loads to be distributed to both towers instead of concentrated at just one. I think the srt pettys garage brace is the best all around brace. These performance braces mount on your shock towers to reduce front end chassis flex. Speedlogix front strut tower brace 20052020 challengercharger. I ordered my strut tower brace from speedlogix on black friday. Steedas double bar chromemoly alloy steel strut tower brace is a great addition to your s197 mustang.
All four corners of the car feature the powerful stock brembo brakes which are sitting over cross drilled and slotted rotors. Slp performance strut tower braces 70005 free shipping. Since the purpose of the chevrolet cavalier strut bar is to stiffen up the vehicles strut towers during hard cornering and braking and keep the towers in their stock position, the type of chevrolet cavalier strut bar you purchase has a lot to do with personal preference. Also keep in mind that the design of the brace is important. The 3 holes in the backing plate face down and the 2 larger holes face the holes in the strut tower brace box. Due to the unique design of our bar it will fit all motors and all superchargers except hellcat. Unless the strut tower brace triangulates with the firewall like the stb on a stock sn95 gt, its only useful for wasting precious underhood space and for lightening your wallet.
Steeda mustang double bar strut tower brace 0510 gt. Note, get the one for the supercharged car and you wont have to notch the throttle bracket. A vehicle with double aarm suspension can also benefit from a strut bar. In this video i show the speedlogix strut tower brace installed on my 2015 dodge challenger rt scat pack i am very happy with the look. Anything you can do to help distribute loads and avoid deformation of the strut towers is a plus, but there are less expensive ways to do that if you dont need a strut brace bmws factory strut tower reinforcement plates being a prime example. This black sr performance mustang strut tower brace is designed to fit the 2005 to 2014 v6 and gt mustangs. Sr performance mustang black strut tower brace 383959 05. Strut tower brace or strut bar formula 1 dictionary. Our s550 steeda strut tower brace for the 20152019 mustang gt and ecoboost is made from highstrength chromemoly steel and powder coated wrinkle black. Ive put a strut tower brace on a brand new m3 brace was an actual m motorsports part that wasnt noticeable at all given the quality of the chassis.
Put a small dab of toothpaste roughly 18 tall on the top of the heim joint and each bracket. The installation process of the pettys garage single strut tower brace in my 2016 dodge charger scat pack. This charger is equipped with the challenger srt manual trans 3. I will be going back up there to speedlogix next week to get the one for the rear. Just like the sway bar, the strut brace provides a rigid connection between the left and right suspension assemblies while increasing the lateral firmness of the vehicles body.
Mopar performance strut tower braces are manufactured from heavy gauge powdercoated steel. Step 8 checking clearances of the hood this step is very important. Megan racing strut bar steelaluminum, polish, front upper works with 1719. Speedlogix front strut tower bars in stock charger forums. I would highly recommend this over going with a less expensive 2 point. For the umpteen jillion normal bumps a car sees, the tops of the strut towers will migrate in, and a bar will prevent long term sagging and changes. If youre looking for ways to make your ride handle. Kenwood excelon dnn990hd hu, boston acoustic se35 dash speakers, memphis audio pr69 door speakers, bt catch canblue anodized, rotofab cai, tinted windows, razors edge front strut brace, hotchkiss front and rear sway bars, energy suspensions polyurethane rear subframe bushings, bc coilovers, mopar hood struts, speedlogix billet rear lower. Drake strut tower braces feature an awardwinning design thats made out of billet aluminum and has a triangular center brace with easily removable, militaryspec, quickrelease pins. The bbk unit is close by so i could drive i over and dry fit it to check for clearances etc. In this video i embarked on a lovely battle with a strut tower brace lol had this silly wiper motor bracket been perfect from the beginning, this. Drake strut tower braces mo280001bl free shipping on. In order to use stock strut caps they will require trimming to fit while.
Performance strut tower braces cpillar bars, trunk. By tying the strut towers together, chassis flex and. I was comparing it to the maximum motorsports model and the design is a little different. Bmr 2010 2011 camaro ss strut tower brace 2 point stb0. Best sellers in automotive replacement strut tower braces. We have our front strut tower braces in stock and ready to ship from our west palm beach, fl warehouse. Strut bars are available in both adjustable and nonadjustable types depending on the manufacturer. It makes the chassis more rigid, resulting in better handling, by preventing the strut towers from flexing. Speedlogix is the leader in aftermarket performance parts and accessories for modern mopar vehicles including the dodge challenger, dodge charger, dodge. Carefully position the brace so that the rodends fall between the ears on the endplates. Also, the mm website states their brace may not fit with aftermarket intakes and distributors of which i have both. As the master warehouse distributor for razors edge, we have the 4 point rear shock tower braces in stock and ready to ship from our west palm beach, fl warehouse. Professionally machined and painted, each part is made from premium billet aluminum and finished with a durable paint coat as sleek and beautiful as the one on your dodge challenger.
Performance pack, nonperformance pack, 20 wheel option. Slp performance strut tower braces are designed to fit v8 cars. Install the strut tower cross brace by locating the mounting holes over the four studs. This sr performance strut tower brace is a simple bolton upgrade that clears the factory intake manifold and is easily install with basic hand tools. Strut bars also known as a strut tower brace, this bar connects to the top of the strut towers either front or rear and prevents the chassis flexing during cornering. By connecting the strut towers with a stiff brace, it creates a boxlike structure with the struts, lower subframe, and the brace itself. Slps braces are easy to bolton and increase chassis rigidity, which improves the overall handling of your vehicle.
The provided strut tower brackets must be drilled to accept the cross bar and welded into position. I really noticed a difference on the way home after work with a lot less body roll compared to the oem bar. The brace center section should be installed so that the logo is readable from the front of the car. There are cheap ebay braces that just attach at both strut towers that can flex by stepping on it. A strut tower bar, also known as a strut brace or strut tower brace, is a pretty common upgrade on many cars and many cars come with one from the factory. The speedlogix stb is a better design since it replaces the stock chassis brace. These drake strut tower braces are fully adjustable.
I recently got a new goodie for the site that allows for super easy pdf. It is a length of metal, usually made from round or square tubing, which bolts to the tops of the front strut towers and goes across the engine. A strut bar, strut brace, or strut towerbrace stb is a mostly aftermarketcar suspension accessory usually used in conjunction with macpherson strutson monocoque or unibody chassis to provide extra stiffness between thestrut tower. Kenwood excelon dnn990hd hu, boston acoustic se35 dash speakers, memphis audio pr69 door speakers, bt catch canblue anodized, rotofab cai, tinted windows, razors edge front strut brace, hotchkiss front and rear sway bars, energy suspensions polyurethane rear subframe bushings, bc coilovers, mopar hood struts. This type of equipment is generally rarely used and is typically installed in front, whereas the rear suspension. Strut tower braces have a dual function actually 3, if you count coolness and looks. I installed front and rear speedlogix four point strut tower braces and. Install the gm strut tower brace in very little time increase the handling and rigidity of your camaro with this gm strut tower brace. This brace will fit almost all challengers, chargers, and 300s.
This item mopar performance front strut tower brace w shaker hood. Howdy folks, i installed front and rear speedlogix four point strut tower braces and did writeups for them on my site a while back. Horsepower that goes up in smoke or causes uncontrollable. Speedlogix is the leader in aftermarket performance parts and accessories for modern mopar vehicles including the dodge challenger, dodge charger, dodge magnum, chrysler 300, ram trucks, jeep grand cherokee and wrangler.958 1507 688 719 410 500 1331 482 729 144 632 1225 1438 806 1219 909 1256 359 1463 319 450 1512 923 24 821 1239 917 844 1131 1061 713 553 2 212 1228 1471 498 335 724 208 212