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Old 04-07-2012, 06:50 PM   #1
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Default need advice: Strut brace for 2008 GT Vert

Came back last weekend from 1,300 round trip ride from northern NJ to Myrtle Beach, car rode great and even got good MPG.. ~ 26. Noticed the front end flexes a bit on rough road or when hitting rough bridge/road. Figured a strut brace will help. I know there are many out there including 2 bolt & 4 bolt options. Also, we have the Factory Plenum Engine cover that it needs to clear. Please let me know what you feel is best one out there for the $$. And if I should just look at 4 bolt ones and stay away from the 2 bolt ones?? thanks a lot
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Old 04-07-2012, 07:06 PM   #2
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Steeda's adjustable Billit STB works on many designs, call Steeda. Erik
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Old 04-08-2012, 04:02 AM   #3
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The simple "Stack Racing" 'no-name' brace from AM worked miracles for my 06' V6 'vert.
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Old 04-08-2012, 09:14 AM   #4
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Thx; I have seen the Stack Racing one and I see it clears the Pony cover plus is 4 bolt. Any other recommendations out there to compare?? Thanks
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Old 04-08-2012, 09:45 AM   #5
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My car came with the Ford Racing model that looks similar to the Stack Racing. I loved it but had to remove it once I installed the plenum cover. The FR bar cleared the cover but dug into it once the car was in motion. I had to install the Steeda model below. Which by the way, does not perform as well as the FR bar. Are you positive the Stack clears the plenum? I may look at getting one too. I miss the tight feel of the FR bar.

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Old 04-08-2012, 09:05 PM   #6
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I just put the a strut tower brace on my car and I don't feel any damn difference.
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