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That APR Bar... #288506 Sep 30, 1:39pm Sep 30, 1:39pm
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That APR Bar...
After a month of "patient" waiting it came, looks nice. Only thing I didnt like was that it came with a few big scratches in the billet but its not too noticable. pics follow

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Re: That APR Bar... [Re: sickcelica696] #288507 Sep 30, 1:41pm Sep 30, 1:41pm
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Re: That APR Bar... [Re: sickcelica696] #288508 Sep 30, 6:27pm Sep 30, 6:27pm
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looks nice thumbsup matches up with the rest of your engine bay


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Re: That APR Bar... [Re: Erick] #288509 Sep 30, 6:35pm Sep 30, 6:35pm
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Re: That APR Bar... [Re: truboo] #288510 Sep 30, 6:38pm Sep 30, 6:38pm
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Looks good! thumbsup thumbsup


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Re: That APR Bar... [Re: CelicaGTizzle] #288511 Sep 30, 6:45pm Sep 30, 6:45pm
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look very good bro...


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Question:
Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: That APR Bar... [Re: celicafourotwo] #288512 Sep 30, 6:49pm Sep 30, 6:49pm
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Re: That APR Bar... [Re: RookieGTS] #288513 Sep 30, 6:50pm Sep 30, 6:50pm
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Looks good but what is going on with the paint around the VVTL-i? Is it just me or did you not mask it off very well?


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Re: That APR Bar... [Re: Weasel] #288514 Sep 30, 8:23pm Sep 30, 8:23pm
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hey maybe im a newb or somin but wat good does the bar do besides looks?

Re: That APR Bar... [Re: Vlad] #288515 Sep 30, 8:26pm Sep 30, 8:26pm
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Helps with cornering


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Re: That APR Bar... [Re: SurgicalRizz] #288516 Sep 30, 8:31pm Sep 30, 8:31pm
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do you notice any difference in your handling?


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Re: That APR Bar... [Re: DisGqBoi] #288517 Sep 30, 10:01pm Sep 30, 10:01pm
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thumbsup thumbsup

Re: That APR Bar... [Re: cycocelica] #288518 Sep 30, 10:04pm Sep 30, 10:04pm
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Re: That APR Bar... [Re: iggy] #288519 Sep 30, 10:07pm Sep 30, 10:07pm
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very nice thinking of getting myself one too thumbsup


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Re: That APR Bar... [Re: speedducky] #288520 Sep 30, 10:21pm Sep 30, 10:21pm
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Very nice man! thumbsup


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Re: That APR Bar... [Re: DisGqBoi] #288521 Oct 1, 12:01am Oct 1, 12:01am
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Originally Posted by DisGqBoi
do you notice any difference in your handling?


I put one on a week ago and it definitely helps with handling. Cornering is improved a lot and the front end seems more solid in general. Steering tightens up a bit so the wheel doesn't seem as loose too which is nice. Makes the car feel more solid all around. After getting the front strut bar now I'm curious to see how a rear strut tower brace would feel like.

Re: That APR Bar... [Re: kglee79] #288522 Oct 1, 5:21am Oct 1, 5:21am
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Re: That APR Bar... [Re: AzNRaCeR] #288523 Oct 1, 6:43am Oct 1, 6:43am
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I just installed one 2 days ago and it's definately more solid. I just took it out and would randomly turn, safely of course, and the response was terrific. But it makes a sound when I turn.


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Re: That APR Bar... [Re: sickcelica696] #288524 Oct 1, 7:10am Oct 1, 7:10am
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Originally Posted by sickcelica696
After a month of "patient" waiting it came, looks nice. Only thing I didnt like was that it came with a few big scratches in the billet but its not too noticable. pics follow


Did you get it from the ecelica store? I got mine from this site and it too came with some big scratches but because I waited so long for it to get here, I was just happy I had it and kept my mouth shut about it.

Re: That APR Bar... [Re: kglee79] #288525 Oct 1, 8:27am Oct 1, 8:27am
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As far as making noises. I just put lithium grease all over the places where it's screwed in and I don't have any noises anymore. I also tightened the parts you use the allen wrench for pretty tight and that seemed to take care of any noises.

Re: That APR Bar... [Re: kglee79] #288526 Oct 1, 8:35am Oct 1, 8:35am
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i want that battery tie down... eek

Re: That APR Bar... [Re: ragingpaseo] #288527 Oct 1, 9:35am Oct 1, 9:35am
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How do you apply the decals that came with the APR bar?


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Re: That APR Bar... [Re: RedCelly00] #288528 Oct 1, 1:12pm Oct 1, 1:12pm
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Originally Posted by RedCelly00
I just installed one 2 days ago and it's definately more solid. I just took it out and would randomly turn, safely of course, and the response was terrific. But it makes a sound when I turn.

The noise is coming from the tops of the struts rubbing against the bar's endplates. Easy solution to that: get some lithium grease in a tube and spread it on the undersides of the endplates. You'll see there's a center section on them that's indented and has ridges. Just put the grease all over that area, leaving a thin film. You can also grease the sides of the strut tops, since that's what rubs against the endplates (rubber bushings in them expand and rub).

Re: That APR Bar... [Re: Weasel] #288529 Oct 1, 1:35pm Oct 1, 1:35pm
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Originally Posted by Weasel
Looks good but what is going on with the paint around the VVTL-i? Is it just me or did you not mask it off very well?



yeah whats the deal bro?


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