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  1. Lozzy15

    Braces and struts Fitting strut brace to MK3 Leon - without removing scuttle tray

    Hi Guys & Gals, Today I fitted a strut brace to my Leon. It was real easy to do and took around 15 - 20 minutes. You don't need major mechanical skills to do this, just some tools. The tools I used were: 13mm sockets, 3/8 ratchet, 1/4 inch ratchet, a 1/4 inch driver and a 13mm spanner. Torque...
  2. SEAT SPORT(MOMO) strut brace

    HI Guys would a SEAT SPORT(MOMO) strut brace previously fitted to a Ibiza cupra fit a Leon cupra?:confused: thanks D.
  3. CatB1

    Alternative rear strut brace

    Wanted to see whether I coiuld make a rear strut brace that incorporated the two most popular designs, one that is attached to the shock absorber thread & the other to the turret. The lower of the two braces had to be mm perfect to ensure it was an exact fit between the brackets. Don't look too...
  4. TerrificToledo

    Strut brace for leon/toledo

    Hey, i'm after a front upper strut brace for my toledo 1.9tdi , I read somewhere that it's the same size as the old audi A3 strut brace. Is this true? Because i know someone who's selling just the thing.. Thanks
  5. aterro

    rear strut brace

    just a quickie. rear strut brace you have the rubber mount then a little metal cup then a nut in middle over damper. then do you just put strut brace over the nuts of the coilovers? regards
  6. aterro

    Rear coilovers & strut brace

    hello right my rear coilovers damper bolt threaded. i have to hold the top of the coilover with a 7mm spanner then tighten up the lower bolt. Why is this? and because im trying to fit my rear strut brace it wont tighten up as when i just put a rachet and arm it just keeps turning...
  7. does a seat sport strut brace fit 56 reg. cupra tdi?

    really want one but how hard/easy is it to fit? totally new to this seat carry on so be gentle, have tried to search for info on here but can't find any...: (. the left hand side has a huge metal box over the mount.lol so don't want to purchase if it doesn't fit. ta! craig
  8. tom w

    mk3 rear strut brace

    right i am looking at getting a rear brace, 1st off do they make much diffference? 2nd does the mk2 one off strutbracer fit? 3rd i'm sure i've been told the mk1 golf rear brace fits is this right? before i get slated i have searched! and it seens to be mostly readers rides and i cannot...
  9. brwmogazos

    Anyone got an OMP front lower steel brace installed?

    I came accross this lower suspension arm brace by OMP. I havent seen anyone using one so i would like to ask if someone has fitted one and whats it like... They are quite cheap too, @ 65euro... Part Number: OMPMA1864 Made of high quality steel finished in a vibrant and durable red...
  10. s3 strut brace clearance

    hi any 1 got any pictures of a lcr fitted with a s3 strut brace fitted, am looking at fitting a strut brace but have a oil catch tank in place of the relay box just worried the catch can will fowl on the brace if people could put up pics with and without cc that would be great Thanks
  11. Cowie

    Is it necessary to torque bolts on upper strut brace?

    As per title,am fitting my S3 upper strut brace later,do i NEED to torque the bolts down or just make sure they're nice and tight,(don't have torque wrench but could get hold of one)reason i ask is some of the posts about it mention torquing and others don't.
  12. waftywoo

    Strut brace's

    Has anyone got a front and rear strut brace on their FR 150 (old shape)? If so, what difference does it make? Also, can you get a rear one which doesn't take up space in the boot? I am finding my car could do with a little rigidity sometimes!!:D
  13. kineticz

    How to fit rear upper strut brace?

    Couldn't see a fitting guide in the Info Base, so can anyone advise where the rear upper strut brace mounts to? Do I need to drill new holes in the metal to bolt it in? Thanks all
  14. elcristoff

    A little help to fit front upper strut brace :S

    Hi all, i recently aquired a OMP front upper strut brace, but i have no idea how to fit it (No0b) There is about 3 randon screws coming through the turret on the drivers side, then you have the washer bottle mount and alarm on the passanger side. Has anyone got any pics of there strut...
  15. momo strut brace question

    daft question really just had my momo seat sport strut brace powder coated does anyone no if you can get replacement seat sport stickers for it ???:p
  16. A rear upper strut brace question.

    I have a question about a upper rear strut brace of a golf mk1 gti. Does it make a noticeable difference on a ibiza cupra? I have replaced the springs and shocks and fitted a front upper strut brace. I also intent to fit a lower front strut brace ande a front and rear arb. Also all the...
  17. benuk

    strut brace vibration question..

    So poped my new seat sport strut brace on tonight (thanks David @ SERE!) [B)] Everything on fine, all bolts tight and everything replaced. Took it for a quick test drive, only issue I noticed was that there was a definite new vibration noise when pulling away slowly ONLY using the clutch or...
  18. S3 upper front strut brace Q:

    Just picked it up today. Was like £90 here in Sweden... How do you go about fiddling it in under the bonnet strut? And while drilling the holes... can anything go really south? I think my coilover is safe....
  19. AntneeUK

    Front/Rear Upper/Lower Strut Brace Priority

    I can't seem to find this answer anywhere so I'll ask what I'm sure has been asked before already: Am I right to understand that there are 4 possible strut braces that you can fit to an LCR? Front and rear, upper and lower? Also, I've read some people say that the front-upper one stops the car...
  20. Faisal

    Lower strut brace problems

    Hello, iv recently hit a pothole and mangled my front lower strut brace. ordered a new one form the dealers, when it came to fitment, i had an attempt myself but i couldnt get it off because the back of the bolt keeps spinning when i try to take it off...and it looks like its inside the...
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