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Strut Brace

Discussion in 'Z3 M Roadster & Coupé' started by Big Slippy, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. Big Slippy

    Big Slippy Regular Member

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    Guys,

    Can anyone give me any tips on a UK supplier for a good quality front strut brace for S50.

    thanks

    BS
     
  2. Boysie

    Boysie Zorg Guru (I)
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    Hi
    Look on ebay
    there always a bargain on there
    people tend to remove struts prior to selling their car
    i bought a strong strut, nice bit of engineering
     
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    I have the chromiuntec one. It's great, took it off last week when I was looking at my spark plugs and took it for a drive without it. Didn't realise how much of a difference it made the zed was understeering and oversteering quite a lot. It's a massive improvement, well worth the investment.
     
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    I had the Chromiumtech brace too, did make a difference to the handling. Found the front end was a little more rigid through corners and inspired a bit more confidence.

    Sold it to another member a while ago as it was a pain with my insurers. Don't forget it's a mod, so will most likely need declaring to your insurer ;)
     
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    I have the strong strut. They do command a premium but look well made and certainly do the job :)
     
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  9. Big Slippy

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    Any issues ordering from US.? That would be a first for me.

    BS
     
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    You could get stung for tax, but I haven't been so far - touch wood.
     
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    I'm afraid it was already on the car when I bought it so I don't know, imo it is known as the best brace for the z3m's so if the price doesn't phase you then do it
     
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    Mine has a Dinan strut brace.. Like shanty it came with the car so don't know the price unfortunately..

    It's well made and looks awesome B-)
     
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    I think strong strut are pretty clued up on deliveries to the UK
    i didnt get any additional tax
    but ordered a small item from somebody else in the US
    for £70 and had to pay by memeory about £25 tax 8-|
    Its what they put on the consignment note, ie value
     
  14. Big Slippy

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    Thanks for that guys. Think I'll go for the strong strut.

    BS