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RicePowered May 21, 12:56am - #16425 
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Hypermotive Rear Strut Bar

Hey I just finished installing my Hypermotive 2 point rear strut bar about an hour ago.

How's it look confused I like it thumbsup thumbsup

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Went in pretty easy and it's removable to reclaim my trunk space goodjob

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generic May 21, 1:00am - #16426 
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looks nice man thumbsup thumbsup
thinking about getting one of those myself. did you just buy from them directly? how long did it take?
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RicePowered May 21, 1:04am - #16427 
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looks nice man thumbsup thumbsup
thinking about getting one of those myself. did you just buy from them directly? how long did it take?
Yup I bought it directly from Keith ... took 2 days to get. Ordered Monday night, got Wednesday afternoon. Of coarse they're in philly and im only an hour away. grin grin
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how long did it take to put it in? can/would you please do a write-up maybe of the install or does it come with pretty good directions (it cant be that hard anyway to put it in? could it?)

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i installed Injen Short Ram Intake today...damn it sounds so good especially in lift. also very noticable gains
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RicePowered May 21, 1:13am - #16429 
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Well I took my time and wanted to make it a very clean install so it took me about 3 hours.

If you just want to throw it in, it shouldn't take more than an hour.

I didn't even follow the directions they sent because I thought I could do a better job, plus the diagram was a bit confusing.

As for a write up I guess I could that later.
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alright man...sounds good. just post it up in here or something when you get a chance. i like the way you installed it looks very clean.
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Karrion28 May 21, 2:04am - #16431 
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Looks real good thumbsup

You car must handle like a dream with all that suspension work done. cheers
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Steven May 21, 2:05am - #16432 
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Looks awesome!

but nevermind how it looks, how does it perform?

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RicePowered May 21, 2:18am - #16433 
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You wouldn't think it would make a big difference ... but as soon as I got to take some nice sweeping turns I could feel how much firmer the rear was. My car feels so much more rigid now.

I love my ride, no more body-roll or creaking from taking turns to fast.

My suspension is now 100% finished thumbsup
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verano May 21, 6:20am - #16434 

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hey rice, what did you use around the holes you made? it looks really clean with that on...how much for the rear strut bar?
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Steven May 21, 6:32am - #16435 
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here is the question no one asked so far:

how much was it?
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RicePowered May 21, 12:33pm - #16436 
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To answer steven and verano:

I used some regular rubber hose (1/8" I believe) that I split on the seam and then glued it around the hole.

It's a generic hose that didn't have any visible stamped writing on it.

Price: $150.00
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dondiemand May 21, 8:30pm - #16437 

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great job Rice! you said your suspension is 100% complete, do you mind posting them up? thanks!
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RicePowered May 21, 8:34pm - #16438 
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great job Rice! you said your suspension is 100% complete, do you mind posting them up? thanks!
posting what up, a parts list ?
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Steven May 21, 8:38pm - #16439 
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where did you get it?
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RicePowered May 21, 8:44pm - #16440 
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Quote:
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where did you get it?
www.hypermotive.net or email keith directly

mailto:kmummert@hypermotive.net
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dondiemand May 21, 9:27pm - #16441 

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Quote:
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Quote:
Originally posted by dondiemand:
great job Rice! you said your suspension is 100% complete, do you mind posting them up? thanks!
posting what up, a parts list ?
im sorry..yeah, a list of your suspension mods
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RicePowered May 21, 10:34pm - #16442 
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My suspenion :

Hotchkis Front and Rear Sport Springs
Hotchkis Front and Rear Sport Sway Bars
Hotchkis Rear Camber Links
Hypermotive Front Strut Bar version 2
Hypermotive 2 Point Rear Strut Bar
TRD Performance Shocks and Struts

That's all the work I'm doing.

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dondiemand May 21, 11:40pm - #16443 

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whoa! that's one hell of a set up you got there! congratulations man! i guess it's time you go autocrossing
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yea dude, that looks awesome. It looks a whole lot easier to install than the TRD rear strut. Notice any difference driving? thumbsup

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RicePowered May 22, 12:24am - #16445 
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TRDGTS I said before it was easy to install

Quote:
Originally posted by RicePowered:
You wouldn't think it would make a big difference ... but as soon as I got to take some nice sweeping turns I could feel how much firmer the rear was. My car feels so much more rigid now.

I love my ride, no more body-roll or creaking from taking turns to fast.

My suspension is now 100% finished thumbsup
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