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Old 10-08-2010, 07:34 PM   #81
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    Old 10-08-2010, 10:39 PM   #83
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    That is a CRAZY low price on that strut bar. I bought one some time ago and it was more than that. And I thought I had got a good deal when I bought mine, BMWPartsSOURCE.com is really offering some great pricing. I have bought other things from them already and it came extremely fast. I could not be more pleased.
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    Old 10-08-2010, 10:47 PM   #84
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    Is the strut bar worth it? I mean it looks badass, but does it help at all? After I sell my new dinan (HERE) (that I haven't used) I will buy the intake!
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    Old 10-08-2010, 11:00 PM   #85
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    That is a CRAZY low price on that strut bar. I bought one some time ago and it was more than that. And I thought I had got a good deal when I bought mine, BMWPartSOURCE.com is really offering some great pricing. I have bought other things from them already and it came extremely fast. I could not be more pleased.
    Here's the link to mine BMW-Perf CF strut bar(as a note you do have to move the positive battery jumper box)
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    That's the right place..
    The place you listed is not a sponsor on this site and is a completely different place.
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    Old 10-08-2010, 11:04 PM   #86
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    Is the strut bar worth it? I mean it looks badass, but does it help at all? After I sell my new dinan (HERE) (that I haven't used) I will buy the intake!
    Worth is a relative term to that person. All I can say is it is by far the best designed bar I have come across. All decent bars do about the same thing. I've had the Active Autowerks bar (AA), an OEM M3 bar and now this one. For this price, there are many other bars being sold for more that aren't better. Add that these had been being sold for around $1100 it's hard not to grab one. For that price I'm tempted to buy another and sell it for a profit
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    Old 10-08-2010, 11:14 PM   #87
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    Is the strut bar worth it? I mean it looks badass, but does it help at all? After I sell my new dinan (HERE) (that I haven't used) I will buy the intake!
    It's only 1.5 pounds and does the same thing as the heavier (some are as much as 10 pounds) and uglier bars, the only one that I would say rivals this one is the UUC Magnesium bar at 2 lbs. I'm getting it because I have a stiffer suspension than stock and don't want to fück up my towers, plus any additional rigidity and strength can't hurt... it definitely has to help, but this is a whole 'nother debate that like the one about making power off an intake.. some people say it doesn't others say it does... I say it definitely can't do nothing... whether that's a noticeable difference or not, I'll report back, but it sure as hell looks damn good.

    Alex is right, it depends, it's definitely worth it to me.

    A strut-bar is a finishing touch kind of mod though, like the last piece of the puzzle, it's usually not the first thing you do. If you want major change upgrade your suspension and/or get swaybars.

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    Old 10-09-2010, 12:18 AM   #88
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    Ordered the intake, might have to grab the strut bar too. I already have one, but the cf looks so much better than my aluminum one!
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    Old 10-09-2010, 08:28 AM   #89
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    Hi, I am very interested in the BMW Performance CAI , will it fit on a UK Spec E46 2001 330ci??, and how much to ship here?

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    Old 10-09-2010, 10:12 AM   #90
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    Sorry to ask so many questions, but I am about to order the intake and strut, and just want to make sure they will fit my car? I see people ordering the intake with m3's, and other 3 series. I just want to make sure it will fit before I order. Thanks A lot, Drew.
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    Yes, make sure you get the 330 version of the intake though.
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    sorry to ask so many questions, but i am about to order the intake and strut, and just want to make sure they will fit my car? I see people ordering the intake with m3's, and other 3 series. I just want to make sure it will fit before i order. Thanks a lot, drew.
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    Old 10-09-2010, 10:28 AM   #93
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    I ordered one. Thanks Patrick. Hopefully it will fit my Z4
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    Good prices, now I want to sell my UUC magnesium strut bar for a oem cf one.
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    Old 10-09-2010, 01:22 PM   #99
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    That's the right place..
    The place you listed is not a sponsor on this site and is a completely different place.

    VERY imortant distinction.

    Patrick's website is www.BMWPartsSOURCE.com (two "s")


    NOT BMWPARTSOURCE.com (one "s") - They are different and charge more and ARE NOT a sponsor, unlike Patrick who is. Make sure its FaulknerBMW that you are on.
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    When intaling the Strut Bar where do you move the Positive Terminal to?
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