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which strut bar should i get? #143417 Apr 3, 9:00am Apr 3, 9:00am
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which strut bar should i get?
what strut bar do you guys recommend apr or tanabe?

Re: which strut bar should i get? [Re: vietnamese2004] #143418 Apr 3, 9:26am Apr 3, 9:26am
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It sounds like Tanabe might be better, and a little cheaper.

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1869912964_0_collapsed_5__1.html

Re: which strut bar should i get? [Re: vietnamese2004] #143419 Apr 3, 9:30am Apr 3, 9:30am
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thanx

Re: which strut bar should i get? [Re: vietnamese2004] #143420 Apr 3, 9:36am Apr 3, 9:36am
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IMO...get APR. it looks a lot better, but there are a few people with it who say that they get a poping noise. i persinoly havent ever gotten that noise. both will perform the same


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Re: which strut bar should i get? [Re: NorwayGT] #143421 Apr 3, 12:03pm Apr 3, 12:03pm
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Originally Posted by NorwayGT
IMO...get APR. it looks a lot better, but there are a few people with it who say that they get a poping noise. i persinoly havent ever gotten that noise. both will perform the same


how much have you driven your car...


not to be an ass... but take that into concideration.

Re: which strut bar should i get? [Re: vietnamese2004] #143422 Apr 3, 12:39pm Apr 3, 12:39pm
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Re: which strut bar should i get? [Re: vietnamese2004] #143423 Apr 3, 1:44pm Apr 3, 1:44pm
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Tanabe + the money you have you can get the end plates powder coated if you don't like the grayish end plates

Re: which strut bar should i get? [Re: v3n0m] #143424 Apr 3, 1:46pm Apr 3, 1:46pm
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mine came with blue endplates... works with the color of my car thumbsup

Re: which strut bar should i get? [Re: vietnamese2004] #143425 Apr 3, 3:12pm Apr 3, 3:12pm
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what kinda of places would i be able to get the powder coat?
i'll b getting at the end of april wink my shop don't stock it till them. i'll post pics wave

Re: which strut bar should i get? [Re: VSGTS14] #143426 Apr 3, 3:48pm Apr 3, 3:48pm
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
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Re: which strut bar should i get? [Re: vietnamese2004] #143427 Apr 3, 5:16pm Apr 3, 5:16pm
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Tanabe. Have one and no complaints. Best in my choice.

Re: which strut bar should i get? [Re: vietnamese2004] #143428 Apr 3, 8:49pm Apr 3, 8:49pm
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Re: which strut bar should i get? [Re: vietnamese2004] #143429 Apr 3, 11:28pm Apr 3, 11:28pm
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Tanabe, hothkis, or rmm are the well known brands. i dont think it matters much, because they all serve the same purpose.

Re: which strut bar should i get? [Re: vietnamese2004] #143430 Apr 4, 12:26am Apr 4, 12:26am
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Re: which strut bar should i get? [Re: vietnamese2004] #143431 Apr 4, 12:28am Apr 4, 12:28am
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Re: which strut bar should i get? [Re: vietnamese2004] #143432 Apr 4, 1:03am Apr 4, 1:03am
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Re: which strut bar should i get? [Re: righteous_one] #143433 Apr 4, 1:05am Apr 4, 1:05am
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Originally Posted by righteous_one
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
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ill third that

Re: which strut bar should i get? [Re: ToiletPaper] #143434 Apr 4, 1:43am Apr 4, 1:43am
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Originally Posted by ToiletPaper
Tanabe, hothkis, or rmm are the well known brands. i dont think it matters much, because they all serve the same purpose.


whats the difference? its just a bar rite?

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