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strong strut now fitted

Discussion in 'Performance' started by swamper, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. swamper

    swamper Zorg Guru (V)
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    started work on this engine bay....just a quick pic of the strut in place.. ;)

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  2. Daz3

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    Looks good Wayne you got many mods planned for the M?
     
  3. swamper

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    no Daz...just suspension mods i cant see it needing anything else ;)
     
  4. HornelZ3M

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    nice strut brace, every m needs a Simota ;)
     
  5. swamper

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    its on the list Hornel...but a good way off yet....going to get it riding how i want it first ;)
     
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    Looking good!! :) i think i prefer the black one you know!
     
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    Hi Swamper, Looks good, was thinking about getting one myself, let us know if it makes a difference :-bd

    How long did it take to arrive after you ordered it and did it affect your insurance premium? :D
     
  8. hard top

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    Looking good swamper but I can think of a reason why it could have an effect on your insurance.
    I would think that if you got side swiped, the strut brace would also cause problems on the other side of the car?

    :-??
     
  9. peterandjenny

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    We were told by Churchill that fitting one would invalidate our insurance so you must tell them otherwise it is a get out clause . Agree that there is no logical reason for this, now with admiral and had to pay extra to have it fitted, but so worth it .
     
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    im with elephant and the strut brace cost me £84 to declare, worth every penny though.
     
  11. badman gee

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    ive driven an m with one and without.

    no difference for everyday use.
     
  12. Jonttt

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    But a difference for non everyday use :coolsteer)

    Strut brace, H&R uprates anti roll bars and stiffer suspension and you can point and shoot round the twisties :D

    The strong struts are the business, a cheap one would do the same thing but these are so nice I would not be without mine.
     
  13. badman gee

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    yes jon a difference for spirited driving and track use.
     
  14. ('_')Z3

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    Looking good Swamper. I ordered my strong strut today, got an email from Paul to say it will be posted tomorrow :) I went with titanium to match the rest but the black looks great too!!
    Overkill on my car but I love the look of them.
     
  15. swamper

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    thanks everyone.... its tightened up the front end on the quick stuff and the difference between the strong strut and the e tech one it noticeably different as the strong strut isn't hinged and that shows ;)
    as for the insurance it comes under a suspension modification...which is the reason why im getting the rest of the suspention done...in for a penny and all that :D
     
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    How long did it take to arrive? And did you get hit with import tax?
     
  17. swamper

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    sorry forgot to answer that....i bought it off another forum....
     
  18. Frank.A

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    What you need is a Butt Strut.According to Mike whose car has a full compliment of Strong Strut products for the Z3, the Butt Strut makes the largest single improvement by a mile.
     
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    im going to have one made ;)
     

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