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i added a planum to the engine. (I think that is how you spell it) but ever since i did the cold air intake, the planum and the high flow cads my strut bar doesnt fit!! I know of other people who have done the same and more to their cars but their strut bar is ok. Is it because I have a 6mt and the others have a 5at? Another question should I purchase an after market bar? What the mechanic want to do to my bar is heat is and take out the small curve in the bar to make it fit however, i was told that when metal is heated it weakens it. I dont want to be driving the car then next thing the dam n bar flies out!!! I know that is a little extreme but HELP!!!!
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it was kinetics, but i guess i am a little too late. was just told that the bar was bent to fit the car...... but thanks guys. i guess i have to purchase another one....
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You mean your shop bent it or the bend in it is to fit your z? If your shop bent it I guess I'd buy another one. If you haven't done anything to it see about the spacers Smooth mentioned....he might be able to direct you to the place to get it. Spacers will raise it up a tiny bit to clear the plenum....I don't know of another strut brace that you can use w/ the kinetix....V4? Or did you get the new one???
I have a JIC magic strut brace and it sits slightly LOWER and wider than stock so if the stock one would not work the JIC one def. wont. Going Deep has a polished stock plenum....that is why it works for him....
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