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Old 30 May 2012, 10:26 am
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Strut brace, F, Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000>; polished stainless steel: Freedom Design

Try this. i have this installed on my pt and it has worked wonders. its all stainless steel and very easy to install. worth the money in my opinion.
Agreed. I got mine used off a forum member, and good as new. Tightens up steering...
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Old 30 May 2012, 01:44 pm
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2005 S4 Dream Cruiser: OK I give up! I am adding a KW V1 system and want to top it of with a strut tower brace. I was told by many that the BTG brace was the best, but I can't find them anywhere at any price ( I think the company is not around any more?). So I need a plan B; who makes the second best brace?
the strongest stb made WAS the WildFire bar. You could flex the aluminum btg.
you could not flex the chrome moly steel wildfire bar
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Old 01 Jun 2012, 03:19 pm
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Where to order? Please list website so I can check pirces.

From what I gather this is the order of preference.
1. Wildfire
2. BTG
3. STOCK on GT cars

So help me with the ordering.

cruisermotorsports.com has a non turbo brace for $139.99 not sure who makes it...

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Old 05 Jun 2012, 10:51 am
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Where to order? Please list website so I can check pirces.

From what I gather this is the order of preference.
1. Wildfire
2. BTG
3. STOCK on GT cars

So help me with the ordering.

cruisermotorsports.com has a non turbo brace for $139.99 not sure who makes it...
There is no stock strut bar - all are aftermarket.
Consider the Freedom Design...
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Old 05 Jun 2012, 11:16 am
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Pretty sure you can't buy the WideFire bar anymore. Unless someone happen to total their car and is selling it. It was solid steel. Had mine painted to match accessories.

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Pretty sure you can't buy the WideFire bar anymore. Unless someone happen to total their car and is selling it. It was solid steel.
You are correct, the Wildfire bar is no longer available. I verified this with Maggie at Race and Street. The company that actually made the STB went out of business, so unless you find one used - you are out of luck.

By the way - I am looking for one used

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Old 05 Jun 2012, 03:39 pm
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Making the bar itself would be ez. Bend the pipe, weld nuts on the ends. The strut tower brackets is another story
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Old 27 May 2013, 08:03 pm
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wheres the best cheapest legit place to buy this an is there a huge difference with this one the car?
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Old 27 May 2013, 08:50 pm
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wheres the best cheapest legit place to buy this an is there a huge difference with this one the car?
The butt dino says yes. But if you had that much movement in the front end you would see tire ware. But they do dress up under the hood nicely.
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Old 29 May 2013, 06:39 pm
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cant find these for less then $100 is andys auto legit
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