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Old 20 Jul 2013, 06:42 pm
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Default Shocks and struts

I need new shocks and struts, and one of my main concerns is controlling body roll. For the rear I already have the KYB Gas-A-Just shocks, and I was thinking about getting the Excel-G struts. The Excels are a little softer, but they offer them in a preassembled kit, like the Monroe Quick Struts. Should I stick with this plan, or would it be wiser to get the Gas-A-Just struts (no preassembled version, though). I also have new springs for the back, and new polyurethane bushings and links for the front roll bar.
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Old 20 Jul 2013, 06:49 pm
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A top end strut bar might help with the roll besides good struts.

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Old 20 Jul 2013, 06:59 pm
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There's a brace by BTG I've been eyeballing.
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What springs?
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Old 20 Jul 2013, 07:01 pm
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A 2 point strut bar with any bend has never worked on any application on any vehicle ever!! Zero strut tower reinforcement and no deflection capabilities. These have always been a retail money maker and advertising hyp!

Strut bars need a minimum of at least 4 points (6+ is better) of planned mounting to be functional.

I liked CREWZIN's RED strut bar the way it set off the engine bay when I first saw it last year and kept the polished aluminum Freedom SB and had it powder coated RED for the looks.

I actually posted information a while ago on a thread about strut bars around here somewhere??
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Old 20 Jul 2013, 10:00 pm
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Old 21 Jul 2013, 12:52 am
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