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Old 08-27-2013, 12:26 AM   #21
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That almost looks rendered. Since this car is bone stock, it would be comical to install a strut brace at this point.
Don't mind the strut brace. That wasn't the point of me posting that pic. Just showing you how flat a strut tower should be.

Besides, do you know what a strut brace does? Not sure why you say it's comical on a stock car. A car's modifications has nothing to do with the benefits of a rigid body
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Old 08-27-2013, 12:27 AM   #22
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I'd worry more that the strut mount appears busted to heck than a bit of mushrooming .
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Old 08-27-2013, 12:29 AM   #23
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i'm pretty sure i'd be worrying about the mushrooming more
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Old 08-27-2013, 12:31 AM   #24
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That almost looks rendered. Since this car is bone stock, it would be comical to install a strut brace at this point.
2013+ V6 mustangs, explorer sports, and some other vehicles come STOCK with front strut braces...

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Old 08-27-2013, 12:54 AM   #25
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Edit: or the strut mount could be ok. If the offset is caused by mushrooming that is pretty bad and i totally agree with the mango.

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Old 08-27-2013, 05:50 AM   #26
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That strut tower, while a nice looking design, doesn't fit the E46 look. Not a big fan of what appears to be poser carbon fiber either.
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Old 08-27-2013, 11:43 AM   #27
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Well this explains a lot!

that's definitely real CF...

Looking at the pic closer maybe is a 5 series?

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