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In search of a front strut tower brace for a 4.6L

Let me know what you have, paypal / venmo ready!
 

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Last time I talked about a front strut tower bar for a MN-12, one guy said it doesn't help handling, and another said it can contribute to cracking of the firewall.

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Last time I talked about a front strut tower bar for a MN-12, one guy said it doesn't help handling, and another said it can contribute to cracking of the firewall.

Al
A heavy duty one that goes straight across would provide a marginal handling improvement, but that would be very difficult to package in our cars, and would at the very least require a fiberglass hood and replacing the lift supports with a prop rod. The 1" diameter bar with multiple bends in it is going to deflect probably with less force than it takes for the unibody itself to deflect, so that style isn't doing anything. Either way, I can't see how it could contribute to the firewall cracking issue.
 

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I ran one for a while and there was no noticeable difference in handling. I took it off and sold it to someone in Arizona something like 10 years ago.

BTW, on our cars it's a SHOCK tower brace. ;)
 
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