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.
Ok so i know the ibiza's are known for their exessive play (around an inch ive heard) and my car is no different, however i believe a knocking/clunking noise i am hearing is coming from my top strut mounts, this had been the case since coilovers whent on a while back, with brand new top strut...
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...
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..
hi ive just brought a ibiza gti and it pulls across the road i noticed that the top strut mount rubbers where round the wrong way, so i changed them round, but then i noticed when you jack the car up the strut drops till the cup meets the turret is there a bush thats missing or do i need a...
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...
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.
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...
It seems that I have a sticky strut top bearing. I'm going to be getting some coilovers soon, but was told that coilovers include a strut top bearing on them - is this true?? Would save me having to buy new ones!
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
just wondering if anyone can help me out on this done a bit of research on strut braces and know that the mark 2 lower front brace fits and got myself this strut brace for free as part of a deal on a set of wheels i had...
Im currently doing my front suspension but i cant get the drivers side Strut out..
the top nut is off and so is the arb bolt along with the Hub bolt now i cant push it down as the drive shaft it touching the wishbone bracket and the strut wont go up any more as its hitting the under side of...
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.
could some one tell me if any of theys braces will my mk2 16v
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
im looking into upgrading my suspension to a set of AP coilovers and ive noticed there are 2 different strut diameters for the Leon. 50mm and 55mm. how do you know which one you car has? my car is just a standard 1.9tdi stylance, nothing fancy like dsg or anything like that