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Underbody braces, turbos and more!

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 Post subject: Braces?
PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:45 pm 
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So I was looking for braces for our cars. I see three popular ones. Are there any more? Honda guys have so many...and I want to be like them. ;)

I was just curious if there were any more. I ask because I want my..rear end to be tighter...


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 Post subject: Re: Braces?
PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:39 pm 
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Turbine Tech makes a nice rear upper strut brace, SuzukiRD has a couple braces, and Ultra Racing (eBay special) makes a decent front upper strut brace.

Mine are Ultra Racing front upper, Turbinetech undercarriage and rear upper.

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 Post subject: Re: Braces?
PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:34 am 
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OMP also make front and rear braces for our cars.


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 Post subject: Re: Braces?
PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 7:43 pm 
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I love that four point aluminum brace, but I do not think I could afford that + shipping from Canada. Is a rear 2 point going to be a waste in comparison?


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 Post subject: Re: Braces?
PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 10:05 pm 
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4 points are best, 2 points are still WAY better than stock. I made 2 point for my last GT and it was a definite difference you could feel- especially when pushing it over uneven surfaces.

Front and rear uppers really aren't that useful- you want to tighten things up do a front lower and replace the flimsy rear toe bars- those things are junk.

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 Post subject: Re: Braces?
PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 10:59 pm 
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I'm going to do some searching, because I am about to start asking very nooby questions. ;)


So, are there no more braces to be had for the metro/swift? I am looking for something to tighten up the center or the chassis. Maybe a brace behind the rear seats, and maybe something to brace the door opening? I do not want/need the added safety of a cage, but it's almost seeming like I want something like that...


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