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Author What Front Strut-Brace is this? (PIC)
MoNkEy MaGiC
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27th Dec 04 at 00:06   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

whos corsa is this, found this pic on here a while ago... what strut brace is this?? will it fit all corsa B??
im interested in it because looks like it fits fine with the aftermarket inlet-manifold under it



[Edited on 27-12-2004 by MoNkEy MaGiC]
MarkW
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27th Dec 04 at 01:36   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

ain't that a raid-hp one??
Corsa Sport Gav
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27th Dec 04 at 03:25   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i beleave its JR's
Adam_B
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looks like jr's car and looks like a sparco brace
MoNkEy MaGiC
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ok ive found out its a SPARCO front strut brace...
anybody know the part number? or if they still sell it and how much roughly??

Joff
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27th Dec 04 at 15:10   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

It'll be in a PVD catalogue if anyone has one lying around.
Joff
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Advantages of alloy over steel:
Lighter
Shiny

Advantages of steel over alloy:
You don't mind painting them
Cheap
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Adjustment shouldn't be needed as it should fit straight away. I've never seen the point of strut braces with adjustment.
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quote:
Originally posted by Joff
Adjustment shouldn't be needed as it should fit straight away. I've never seen the point of strut braces with adjustment.


to make up for shoddy welding and drilling. Raid stylee
Joff
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Raid ones break on the weld anyway.
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Alloy is also stiffer than steel (usually) same theory goes for MTB frames...

Stiffness in a brace is a good thing (so long as the welds dont give up LOL)
lee gsi
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Also Alloy ones are loads dearer

Here is a rear one
http://www.rallydesign.co.uk/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=537

[Edited on 28-12-2004 by lee gsi]

 
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