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Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
Talk about driveline improvements, NA tuning and DME tuning your E46 BMW here. This includes diffs, intakes, exhausts, chips, software and OBD tuning.

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Old 11-10-2015, 05:50 PM   #1
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Stress bar

Is it a good idea to install a stress bar on my 2002 BMW 325i?
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Old 11-10-2015, 09:45 PM   #2
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Do you mean the strut brace that connects the two strut towers in the engine bay?
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Old 11-10-2015, 10:05 PM   #3
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Do you mean the strut brace that connects the two strut towers in the engine bay?

Yea
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Old 11-10-2015, 10:33 PM   #4
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I have one on my car. If you want a stiffer ride, go for it.
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Which one do you have?
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Old 11-10-2015, 11:23 PM   #6
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I recommend the ecs tuning strunt bar.
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Old 11-10-2015, 11:54 PM   #7
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Which one do you have?

Mason engineering. Steel brace; they have a more expensive aluminum brace too.
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How much stiffer does it get?
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Old 11-11-2015, 12:14 AM   #9
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How much stiffer does it get?
like harder than Chinese arithmetic
stiffer than kryptonite
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I think the tuning forum has officially jumped the shark.
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