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HeelToe's Avatar Strut Bar DIY
HeelToe
03-31-2006
Attached are detailed instructions on installing the BMW Strut Brace part number 51 71 0 406 937. The entire process takes approximately 10 minutes once you have collected the tools below and have unwrapped all of the parts.

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  #22  
By bavarian19 on 04-03-2006, 10:14 PM
Should we get a group buy going here???
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  #23  
By HRC on 04-03-2006, 11:55 PM
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Originally Posted by bavarian19
Should we get a group buy going here???
:rocks:

I shouldn't be shopping though...o well :rocks:

Danny
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  #24  
By bavarian19 on 04-04-2006, 07:29 PM
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Originally Posted by HRC
:rocks:

I shouldn't be shopping though...o well :rocks:

Danny

Me niether
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  #25  
By zzinco79 on 04-05-2006, 02:08 PM
Just got it today. What size is that star-shape bolt which located on OEM sway bar???
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  #26  
By poldim on 04-05-2006, 10:24 PM
Must.....not.....get.....unneccessary....bars....f or.....the.....car....
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  #27  
By Chesmu on 04-05-2006, 10:37 PM
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Originally Posted by poldim
Must.....not.....get.....unneccessary....bars....f or.....the.....car....
give yourself to the darkside.... feel it's power....
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  #28  
By poldim on 04-05-2006, 10:59 PM
I had a turbo gsr, I'm well aware of the darkside and what it has to offer....
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  #29  
By Hunter399 on 04-05-2006, 11:32 PM
I am down for a GB...
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  #30  
By tiga901 on 04-07-2006, 09:00 AM
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Originally Posted by HRC
No, it's not you, it actually works! I want one!!

Danny
After driving for a week, I could say that I can really feel the improvement on cornering and handling. The steering is a lot more stable in high speeds(100+ mph).

For $200...this is really a mod that is highly reccommended!
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  #31  
By HRC on 04-07-2006, 11:57 AM
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Originally Posted by tiga901
After driving for a week, I could say that I can really feel the improvement on cornering and handling. The steering is a lot more stable in high speeds(100+ mph).

For $200...this is really a mod that is highly reccommended!
Congrats man! I just don't understand some people who don't believe in this type of product. It's a performance product!

Danny
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  #32  
By Snowman811 on 04-07-2006, 01:46 PM
Anybody know where I can find a Newton-Meter to Foot-Pound conversion table?
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  #33  
By zzinco79 on 04-07-2006, 01:47 PM
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Originally Posted by tiga901
After driving for a week, I could say that I can really feel the improvement on cornering and handling. The steering is a lot more stable in high speeds(100+ mph).

For $200...this is really a mod that is highly reccommended!
Same here!!!
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  #34  
By zzinco79 on 04-07-2006, 01:48 PM
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Anybody know where I can find a Newton-Meter to Foot-Pound conversion table?
www.google.com
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  #35  
By Snowman811 on 04-07-2006, 03:54 PM
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HA! Right. Laughing at myself now.
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  #36  
By 18LLC on 04-10-2006, 06:10 PM
group buy price?
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  #37  
By poldim on 04-10-2006, 07:44 PM
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  #38  
By sajewiczmd on 04-11-2006, 09:42 PM
what r the negatives to the strut bar? any loss of drive comfort? do the postives outweigh the negatives?

this is a virgin area for me and i am considering buying one. looking to hear from the experienced guys out there.... thanks
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By HRC on 04-11-2006, 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by sajewiczmd
what r the negatives to the strut bar? any loss of drive comfort? do the postives outweigh the negatives?

this is a virgin area for me and i am considering buying one. looking to hear from the experienced guys out there.... thanks
I've never experienced any negatives with a strut-bar. So go for it!!

Danny
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  #40  
By Hunter399 on 04-12-2006, 11:30 AM
I got mine from Circle BMW and it should be here anyday now....
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  #41  
By gilbertb11 on 04-12-2006, 11:54 AM
What's the cheapest price for which it could be found?
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  #42  
By HRC on 04-12-2006, 12:23 PM
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I got mine from Circle BMW and it should be here anyday now....
Baller! BTW, why are you selling the Hartge springs? What are you going to get to replace it?

Danny
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  #43  
By poldim on 04-12-2006, 11:54 PM
How apparent is the upgrade?
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