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Steven
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Sep 22, 10:21pm - #47261 
Eng. Tq. Brace - 3 months

After about 3 months of having the engine torque brace on, I decided to do preventative maintenence and start getting my car ready early for next month's autox events. So, I checked the rubber absorbers that take the punishment from the throw of the engine.

I took off the brace and inspected the rubber absorbers. I found that they practically desinigrated. Here are the pics

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Sep 22, 10:24pm - #47262 
holy shit...that cant be too safe.

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Sep 22, 10:26pm - #47263 
damn!


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Sep 22, 10:44pm - #47264 
yikes eek

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Sep 22, 11:41pm - #47265 
OUCH! frown


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Steven
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Sep 22, 11:51pm - #47266 
No biggie, I'll just pick up some stronger absorbers manana.

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Sep 23, 5:17am - #47267 
That mod always did scare me frown

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Sep 23, 12:28pm - #47268 
eek eek


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Steven
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Sep 23, 11:22pm - #47269 
fixed the absorbers... everything is fine now

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Sep 30, 10:20am - #47270 
I took off the brace a weekago after i fixed it. Turns out it was TOO stiff or something and it was hitting shift gates left and right. It also made shifting more difficult and more notchy.

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Sep 30, 12:28pm - #47271 
That brace never did impress me much glad to hear you took it off though.


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