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JAY-C
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JAY-C Jan 15, 5:59am - #375062 
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18's & strut bar?

Here is my situation:

As of right now I have my stock gts rims on my car with the Tein S-tech springs.
I am planning on getting some 18's in the future and I was also wanting to get an apr strut bar. My question is: is it worthless to get a strut bar if I will be getting 18's? Will it make a difference?

Thanks for any help...

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VSGTS14 Jan 15, 6:01am - #375063 

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always dresses the engine bay up...
and yea, def get APR...i just got mine and absolutely love it, it looks sooo nice

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LiquidG Jan 15, 6:23am - #375064 

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Rod Millen looks real good too.
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Erick Jan 15, 7:03am - #375065 

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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
always dresses the engine bay up...
and yea, def get APR... ...


APR nice value thumbsup works great and has no weld points happywink

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JAY-C
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JAY-C Jan 15, 7:05am - #375066 
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Will I feel a big difference though with the strut bar and the 18's???

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VSGTS14 Jan 15, 4:49pm - #375067 

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not a huge difference, but what's the reason to not get one...

and APR > RMM
i just has an RMM on and can't say how the APR looks and fits 10x better.

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VSGTS14 Jan 15, 4:49pm - #375068 

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not a huge difference, but what's the reason to not get one...

and APR > RMM
i just had an RMM on and can't say how the APR looks and fits 10x better.

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bmw52786 Jan 15, 9:45pm - #375069 

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^^^ billy man you should no better then to double post! lollol

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VSGTS14 Jan 15, 10:04pm - #375070 

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rofl

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ToiletPaper Jan 16, 6:44am - #375071 
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get a hotchkis one!
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blackcel Jan 17, 3:25am - #375072 

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I have an apr, and i think it is awesome. Something good to look at under the engine bay.

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supercharred Jan 17, 3:59am - #375073 
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IT on sale for 110 bucks man go for it!

IT goes well with Injen CAI and a dress up kit Injen or APR dress up either way looks good

no but flex make good suspenision difference


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hephaestus Jan 17, 4:43am - #375074 
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The only real difference is if you get a TRD 3 point or Hypermotive 3 point rear strut bar. It's know (do a search not even Celica related) that a front strut bar alone will add more understeer to a FWD car. If that's what your looking for.
The front bar will work for any wheel/tire size. Doesn't matter. If going for looks alone definitely the front will work and look good. If going for looks and some chasis reinforcements get the front upper (APC), back upper (TRD or Hypermotive 3 point), and front lower like Cusco. Then you are good to go for now.
I once had the Hotchkis bar and still have it not installed and I liked the "sharpness" it gave my car. My car never handled so good as with that bar and coilovers until it all went to s$$t.
I just can't imagine with other chasis reinforcements and sway bars would be like or can I.
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