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      06-26-2011, 11:35 PM   #1
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Ecs tuning carbon strut bar

Can anyone comment on the ecs tuning carbon strut bar for e90? Planning to buy it.
I know its more for show than actual handling performance.
I just want your review from experience. I know the design is not like the curved bmw strutbar so i was wondering whenever you have to add oil, do you have to remove the bar?

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http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E90-325...t_Bar/ES11291/

Any comments on this strut bar???

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I have no experience with this bar, however, i'm sure it just as good as any other. To add oil just get a funnel.
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I have no experience with this bar, however, i'm sure it just as good as any other. To add oil just get a funnel.
That would be a great idea, but if it is the same as my stut bar (MFD) that lays directly over the oil cap (and it looks to be) the problem is the oil cap twists, then hinges up to open - the bar restricts the cap from fully hinging open - does not open enough to get a funnel in.

My bar design is different where there is only (1) bolt on each end that hods the center bar portion to the strut tower brackets - I simply remove bolt on one side, swing bar up out of the way to allow full access to oil cap.

In any event - you would need to remove that bar also to get the oil cap fully open...

It seems to be a PITA, but you don't need to access the oil cap that often.
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I use a funnel for my oil changes no problems, to replace the filter u will have to remove atleast one side of the bar
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does those fit e92 or only 325?
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looks good and works with the stock brace, removing the bar to add oil shouldn't be so much of a problem since this should be done once in a blue moon.
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