Strut Tower rip

Peter Schulz pcschulz at
Thu Jan 27 10:22:24 EST 2005

...and won't do much other than that to prevent the strut tower movement - 
if the towers themselves are marginally supported, they need to be re 
-enforced - Audi saw fit to do so on the V8 and later S cars with 
additional reinforcements to the tower and firewall

My opinion is to that you should first ensure that the strut tower is 
properly tied into the chassis FIRST, then decide if adding a strut tie bar 
is the right thing for you.


At 12:05 AM 1/27/2005, Bernie Benz wrote:
>Suggested in jest, Sean.  The addition of a strut brace will cut the
>offending forces in half.

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