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Old Thu, May-14-2015, 08:27:25 PM   #15
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Default Re: Subframe: Front vs. Rear mount brace

Originally Posted by Drewster View Post
Ssssshhh... Put the ego away for a sec, and read his post. He's actually going all the way through the subframe carriers to the "crap on top".

1) It's installed in a hideously ugly manner that is difficult to undo.
2) It would be a lot more structurally sound if it were installed properly.
3) It's still welded to thin sheet metal in the rails. Mounting it remotely from the subframe just puts leverage on it.
4) Unless he has a giant turbo, all of this work is completely unnecessary and stupid.
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