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Aug 2, 12:23pm - #238590 
Does anyone know if this is a good strut bar?


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Aug 2, 1:44pm - #238591 
looks fine...

why not just get tanabe for like 90 bucks...

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Aug 2, 8:00pm - #238592 
go with APR... i love mine


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Aug 2, 9:04pm - #238593 
Originally Posted by Shiftyz1x
go with APR... i love mine
i wouldnt get apr. Mine is good but always loosens up and pops. If i had the money i would get hypermotive but tanabe is cool.

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Aug 3, 2:57am - #238594 
I have an RMM and love it but the APR is basically 100% the same bar and costs like a fraction of the price.


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Aug 3, 8:33am - #238595 
look at the seller's feedback...

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Aug 3, 6:46pm - #238596 
ok..don't get that..i have one..and if you go over speed bumb or just if ur car ran over a small bumb the bar will rattle..i think it'll rub against the Hood or on the frame of the body itself..

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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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Aug 3, 6:52pm - #238597 
here's another pic of what i mean..the circle part is where the bar is rubbing against..and the red mark on the left show after you install them you will get the bump..cuz if you go out and look at it, there are like 2 or 3 raised up line so after you bolt it down those line will push the circle thing up...that's y it's raised up or have the bump..

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Originally Posted by pesho01
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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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Aug 3, 10:35pm - #238598 
Never heard of Megan Racing, but it looks exactly like the APR strut bar. Just get APR! Hey Spyder, you probably need to tighten your strut bolts a little more, or buy new bolts. It wouldn't just come loose on its own. rofl

The bar shouldn't rub. Its gonna be like 1/16 inch from the Hood. Before you tighten the bolts, have a friend pull the bar towards the front from the middle of the bar. Its a tight fit, but it won't make noise when you go around a corner. thumbsup

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Aug 3, 11:25pm - #238599 
tanabe is always good

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Aug 3, 11:28pm - #238600 
I've heard of them however I would rather buy a better known brand or one with more bling... wink

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Aug 3, 11:29pm - #238601 
i love my apr bar i don't hear any noise when i turn

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Aug 3, 11:29pm - #238602 
yeah you are the king of bling rofl

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Aug 3, 11:31pm - #238603 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
yeah you are the king of bling rofl


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Aug 4, 12:19am - #238604 
get brashboy

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Aug 4, 9:31am - #238605 
RMM because its welded in one piece, No worrys of it loosening and flexing.


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Aug 4, 10:40am - #238606 
Originally Posted by Sancho

Never heard of Megan Racing, but it looks exactly like the APR strut bar. Just get APR! Hey Spyder, you probably need to tighten your strut bolts a little more, or buy new bolts. It wouldn't just come loose on its own. rofl

The bar shouldn't rub. Its gonna be like 1/16 inch from the Hood. Before you tighten the bolts, have a friend pull the bar towards the front from the middle of the bar. Its a tight fit, but it won't make noise when you go around a corner. thumbsup

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you obviously haven't seen a VVTL-i with a struct bar. it's a very tight fit... thumbsdown


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Aug 4, 11:07am - #238607 
Originally Posted by Sancho
Hey Spyder, you probably need to tighten your strut bolts a little more, or buy new bolts. It wouldn't just come loose on its own. rofl
Trust me that sucker is on there as tight as it can go. It still pops and makes funny noises.

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Aug 4, 11:51am - #238608 
Maybe I'll get Tanabe or something... Where can I find one for 90 bucks? Thanks for the help everyone! thumbsup

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Aug 4, 4:43pm - #238609 
tanabe get them at suprastore.com


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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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Aug 5, 6:39am - #238610 
I have never heard a bad review about a Tanabe bar, go with that one. Its only $40 more for much better quality.


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