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Old 02-19-2008, 05:29 AM   #1
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When I buy my sub frame connectors will I even need to buy a tower brace? Should I get the 2point or 3point SFC's? So a tower brace, sfc's, or both? Only pushin about 350rwhp. Thanks for your professional opinions
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stb = waste of money. the best use for it is a handle bar or something to hold onto when working in the engine bay
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When I buy my sub frame connectors will I even need to buy a tower brace? Should I get the 2point or 3point SFC's? So a tower brace, sfc's, or both? Only pushin about 350rwhp. Thanks for your professional opinions
No you don't need a STB. You don't need SFCs either. They are nice to have as a jackpoint. If the car does flex a lot, then I guess SFCs would assist in preventing that, but I've never seen any physical evidence that the car flexes. Some people say it does, and others say it doesn't.
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STB are a waste… SFC on the other hand are something you should really consider… even if they don’t improve the ride quality (which they do) you should still get them for safety reasons… if you’ve ever seen the aftermath of a f-body having been t-boned or wrapped around a tree without SFC is not a pretty sight… the SFC will stiffen up the car and reduce the amount of bending that accurse from a side impact…. So pretty much if your hit from the passenger side the SFC will help prevent your right door from becoming your new armrest…
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STB are a waste… SFC on the other hand are something you should really consider… even if they don’t improve the ride quality (which they do) you should still get them for safety reasons… if you’ve ever seen the aftermath of a f-body having been t-boned or wrapped around a tree without SFC is not a pretty sight… the SFC will stiffen up the car and reduce the amount of bending that accurse from a side impact…. So pretty much if your hit from the passenger side the SFC will help prevent your right door from becoming your new armrest…
Hopefully he wont hafta test this out but good point. Im sure that they do help with the flex in the car when the weight transfers from front to rear on a hard launch.
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Well as of right now the car is somewhere around 350rwhp. I wanna be gettin atleast 370 or whatever the maximum is with bolt ons. I just don't wanna be wasting money on power mods when I cant get it to the ground. I gun it at 30 and 40 and still spin like crazy even with traction control on..
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