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Old 02-04-2013, 11:08 AM   #13
yannis4ny
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Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: NY,NY
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My Ride: 2004 325ci vert
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Originally Posted by ac_2007 View Post
Do not do this.

The reinforcement plates are shaped specifically for the strut towers. Using a flat piece of aluminum creates stress points, and mushrooms your towers even quicker.
If by “machining” you imply that you’ll be shaping them, why go to all that effort?

BMW sells the plates for around $10 each, and yes they’ll add about 2mm to the ride height.
Thanks for the info, I was planning on doing this actually.
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