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Will this rear strut bar work? #83352 Jan 15, 9:00am Jan 15, 9:00am
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Will this rear strut bar work?
Will this work? http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2454504118&category=33591
I'd like to stiffen up the car, especially the rear, but i don't want to cut my plastics like the TRD rear strut bar does.


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Re: Will this rear strut bar work? [Re: SCOTT03] #83353 Jan 15, 9:02am Jan 15, 9:02am
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HAHAHAHAH no...that just bolts to plastic...it does NOTHING... thumbsdown

Re: Will this rear strut bar work? [Re: SCOTT03] #83354 Jan 15, 9:17am Jan 15, 9:17am
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there is metal behind that plastic


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Re: Will this rear strut bar work? [Re: SCOTT03] #83355 Jan 15, 10:08am Jan 15, 10:08am
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Originally Posted by SCOTT03
there is metal behind that plastic
yep. and thats a pretty hefty bolt that it uses. i would still go with the TRD or hypermotive bar though


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Re: Will this rear strut bar work? [Re: SCOTT03] #83356 Jan 15, 10:38am Jan 15, 10:38am
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Looks next to useless honestly, it seems to be set really far back too...I wouldn't if I were you. Maybe if it was cheaper I'd say try it, but you could get a nice one for just a lil more.

Re: Will this rear strut bar work? [Re: SCOTT03] #83357 Jan 15, 11:21am Jan 15, 11:21am
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there is no possible way that will stiffen ur car...a strut bar bolts to ur body of ur car...not some bolts and plastic...someone is just tryin to make money thumbsdown

Re: Will this rear strut bar work? [Re: SCOTT03] #83358 Jan 15, 11:56am Jan 15, 11:56am
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Don't buy that! I heard bad things about that bar which is why it's on ebay! JDM my ass

Re: Will this rear strut bar work? [Re: SCOTT03] #83359 Jan 15, 12:11pm Jan 15, 12:11pm
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isn't that just a pole for hanging clothes? spineyes
JDM ? probably more like Tiwan...


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Re: Will this rear strut bar work? [Re: SCOTT03] #83360 Jan 15, 12:51pm Jan 15, 12:51pm
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alright, didn't think it would work, just wondered though. Is there a rear strut bar you can install without cutting plastics?


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Re: Will this rear strut bar work? [Re: SCOTT03] #83361 Jan 15, 12:52pm Jan 15, 12:52pm
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nope...u have to bolt it to the frame/suspension for it to work

Re: Will this rear strut bar work? [Re: SCOTT03] #83362 Jan 15, 1:18pm Jan 15, 1:18pm
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Originally Posted by SCOTT03
alright, didn't think it would work, just wondered though. Is there a rear strut bar you can install without cutting plastics?



don't think so, you can't get to the rear without cutting or removing the plastics.

Re: Will this rear strut bar work? [Re: SCOTT03] #83363 Jan 15, 1:22pm Jan 15, 1:22pm
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Nope cause all the suspension towers/car frame is behind the plastics, If you take out the little catch tray in your trunk you may be able to squeeze a real bar in with minimal cutting however...

Re: Will this rear strut bar work? [Re: SCOTT03] #83364 Jan 15, 1:47pm Jan 15, 1:47pm
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how much benifit would you see from a rear strut bar??


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Re: Will this rear strut bar work? [Re: SCOTT03] #83365 Jan 15, 2:19pm Jan 15, 2:19pm
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Well you'd probably feel more from a front bar, but I'm sure there would be a noticable dif. However, unless you are into track racing I don't think that the back bar is NECESSARY really. It will improve stability but if you aren't lowering it or anything else or are only concerned with street control. You will prolly be fine with just the front bar. Do you have a front bar?

Re: Will this rear strut bar work? [Re: SCOTT03] #83366 Jan 15, 5:23pm Jan 15, 5:23pm
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i don't have a front bar yet, I just put on TRD springs and struts. They handle well, i was able to take a turn today that was labled 40mph at 80mph, smooth and i probably could have taken it faster. I'd like to have my suspension done right, i don't want to have to cut my rear plastics or pay way too much. I did the install of the struts and spring myself, wasn't too bad just took a while. I'd love to do sway bars but from reading up on the installs, it looks like i'd spend forever on the front sway bar.


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Re: Will this rear strut bar work? [Re: SCOTT03] #83367 Jan 15, 5:26pm Jan 15, 5:26pm
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Originally Posted by SCOTT03
I'd love to do sway bars but from reading up on the installs, it looks like i'd spend forever on the front sway bar.


i hear the rear is the one that does the most wonders...


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Re: Will this rear strut bar work? [Re: SCOTT03] #83368 Jan 15, 5:28pm Jan 15, 5:28pm
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so like the supensions technique rear sway bar would be fine with a front strut tower brace


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