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I like to do fast/spirited cornering or cornering without tapping on the brakes in the city. Do I need to install strut bars on my car so the chassis doesn't crack or warp?
 

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I like to do fast/spirited cornering or cornering without tapping on the brakes in the city. Do I need to install strut bars on my car so the chassis doesn't crack or warp?
I wonder the same thing. Since we have coilovers and not struts, the strut top mounts should not be flexing. Maybe Im wrong.
They are not totally necessary. But they do make the chassis mare responsive to changes in terrain.
 

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man I wish I could take corners fast in the cities here, or anywhere here lol.

IMO, strut bars are pointless and pathetic. What good is something that uses existing bolts and has flexible bolt connections good do for anything? The only thing that could help IMO is something completely welded in place.
Really! Well let me point something out. If you have a few points of a chassis. That flex independent of each other and usually go in different directions. From each other. Then you link them. They will not move as far. Do to them needing to move another point. Chassis 101...

Now you are he may not can push the chassis to the point in order to need this. But it does make a difference.
 

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By sways, I mean do you have after market sway bars. My guess by your question is no. You also are not running on high-ultra high performance tires. Good performance tires are everything. The OEM sway bars on our cars are not that great. Although more expensive, I would put better tires on (plenty to choose from), and if you are running stock rims, I would go to 225/45r17 tires. Upgrade your sways to Eibach or Hotchkis (Hotchkis is my preference). I am struggling with the idea of strut tower bars and a trunk bar, and there are to many varying opinions on the matter, Tires and sways are agreed upon by all. its just which ones and model. They work big time!
 

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All I worry about is if I do too much quick turns, will my chassis and struts (and anything else) eventually break and warp from the centripetal force?
 

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That kind of damage I do not think could happen just from spirited driving. Id like to see the underside.
 
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