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      06-05-2015, 12:12 AM   #23
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      06-05-2015, 10:59 AM   #25
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      01-10-2017, 10:02 AM   #27
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don't know what to get for my F30...
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      01-14-2017, 06:53 AM   #28
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I am using this made by ARC. Very good quality.
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      01-14-2017, 06:55 AM   #29
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Anyone have one or know of where to get one?
I installed this CF strut bar / tower bar. Made in CF and lighter. US 200 shipped. Interesting can PM.
This is only CF wrap and mine crack with heat as my turbo is just below the strutbar. I used this and changed to ARC which is much better CF quality and lasted till now without any signs of cracking.
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      01-21-2017, 02:52 PM   #30
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Anyone know if these also got a 4 series 435i? I know same motor and stuff but Idk if the strut towers may or may not be further apart than f30s
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      03-21-2017, 02:29 PM   #31
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Anyone know if one of these bad boys will make a difference on a 340 that already has track package and adaptive M Suspension? I put one of these on my Saab (I know ha ha ha) back in the day and the feel was night and day! Plus install took me about 10 minutes.
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      03-21-2017, 05:06 PM   #32
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Any one knows where I can buy the ARC strut bar, with English website? Not sure which one would fit my car...
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      03-21-2017, 05:16 PM   #33
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Anyone know if one of these bad boys will make a difference on a 340 that already has track package and adaptive M Suspension? I put one of these on my Saab (I know ha ha ha) back in the day and the feel was night and day! Plus install took me about 10 minutes.
yea it will stiffen up the part of the car which flexes most on corners..

still waiting for a 1-piece steel strut tower bar for the 340i
..still .. waiting

someone make a good one.. we will throw money at you
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      03-22-2017, 01:24 PM   #34
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yea it will stiffen up the part of the car which flexes most on corners..

still waiting for a 1-piece steel strut tower bar for the 340i
..still .. waiting

someone make a good one.. we will throw money at you
Are there literally none out there yet?...
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      03-22-2017, 03:33 PM   #35
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Are there literally none out there yet?...
There are aluminum hinged strut tower braces sure for the 340i..
but none that are:

steel
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I'm old school.. dont get fooled by pretty hinged aluminum toothpicks impostering as strut braces
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      03-22-2017, 11:10 PM   #36
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Placebo effect for me. I'm on stiff coilovers though. Bummer.
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      03-23-2017, 12:08 AM   #37
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Any one knows where I can buy the ARC strut bar, with English website? Not sure which one would fit my car...
I don't have my personal experience with them, but here's the place to buy.

http://global.rakuten.com/en/store/s...ommend_item_en
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Placebo effect for me. I'm on stiff coilovers though. Bummer.
Not a placebo effect, it makes a difference for me. =/
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don't know what to get for my F30...
The right one for your 328i.
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Its not a placebo effect as long as your expectations are properly set
The strut brace is preventative.. to reduce fatigue over time in the towers when hard cornering.. this is why hinged braces are a no-no.. and why a search for single piece steel brace for my 340i is still ongoing
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      04-26-2017, 07:52 AM   #41
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How about an F80 M3 strut brace then?
Without going all the way with the carbon fiber part you can still get struts hats for F80 and the (aluminium not steel) struts brace to match?
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Anything that looks like this I bet I could bend with my own bodyweight. Let alone 1600kg of car plus cornering forces lol
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Anything that looks like this I bet I could bend with my own bodyweight. Let alone 1600kg of car plus cornering forces lol
Well it looks like carbon fibre so i doubt you could bend it but its hinged.. great for install but less effective
ultra-racing makes some good one piece steel strut bars
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      04-26-2017, 05:58 PM   #44
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Ultraracing doesn't appear to make strut bars for n55, only the 2.0 engine according to the details, and neither did Mechunik as much as I searched. I don't like the look of the OBX, so I just ordered the Turner Motorsport Aluminum Strut Brace for my 435ix

I'll let you know if there is a perceptible difference...
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