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Old 05-08-2007, 11:30 AM   #1
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Guess what I just ordered...


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"You will be receiving 1 Schnell Front Strut Brace in Silver & 1 Mid/Rear Schnell Strut Brace in Silver. They will be shipping today from Miami, FL via UPS Ground. You will have the tracking # sent to you from UPS Quantumview later on this evening.

Thank you for your order!
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I got them for $139 apiece! Can anyone help with the details of the install please?

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Old 05-08-2007, 11:51 AM   #2
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Dude those will not fit a Lapis Blue Boxster, but I will buy them off you so as not a total lost for $50.00 and I will even pay shipping! j/k


Nice mod to make.
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They should provide you with install instructions. They simply bolt on to the top of your strut towers. Front hood: remove battery and pollen filter covers. In the rear a little more tricky, I believe you need to access strut towers via opening engine service hood, behind convert top and infront of rear trunk. In any case do a web seach or here on forum for pictures of the install.
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Old 05-08-2007, 11:59 AM   #4
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Dude those will not fit a Lapis Blue Boxster, but I will buy them off you so as not a total lost for $50.00 and I will even pay shipping! j/k


Nice mod to make.
Damn Travis... you are RIGHT! The Lapis Blue does not allow for proper fitment due to the COLOR of the car! Haha....
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Old 05-08-2007, 12:00 PM   #5
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dude, once installed you better bring it to AX with me or else it's useless and i will go to your house in the middle of the night and take it away from you and replace it with S or R sticker form Pep Boys.....ahahahahahaha!
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They should provide you with install instructions. They simply bolt on to the top of your strut towers. Front hood: remove battery and pollen filter covers. In the rear a little more tricky, I believe you need to access strut towers via opening engine service hood, behind convert top and infront of rear trunk. In any case do a web seach or here on forum for pictures of the install.

Will do 2000SoCal, and thanks!
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dude, once installed you better bring it to AX with me or else it's useless and i will go to your house in the middle of the night and take it away from you and replace it with S or R sticker form Pep Boys.....ahahahahahaha!

NO NO NO... I WANT A STICKER TO SAY "WEAPON R" or there's no deal.
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Okay, they do come in red w/c will highlight the color of your car..you want fake bullets hole with it? hehehehehehe!
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Those are great on a lowered suspension. Dials out that feeling like everything is about to come loose from all the loss of travel.
One of the best bang for the buck mods on my old car.

I wonder if the Spec Boxsters have this.
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I wonder if the Spec Boxsters have this.
Yes they are.

http://www.boxsterspecracing.org/home/index.php?location=BSR%20Rules

" Suspension/Steering Components

All suspension components not otherwise listed must be stock factory parts. All suspension components must be mounted in the unmodified factory original mounting locations. No urethane bushings are allowed.

Shock Tower Braces

No modification of the shock tower is allowed.

A Strut brace is allowed for both front and rear and must bolt on. No exceptions.

Camber plates or Adjustable A-Arms are allowed to increase negative camber, but not both. "
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Those are great on a lowered suspension. Dials out that feeling like everything is about to come loose from all the loss of travel.
One of the best bang for the buck mods on my old car.
What if my car is NOT lowered...yet? Hehe...
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between both of our weight...it will be lowered
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You will not notice any change in the front but the back is great and if you have a hard top will help it stop squeeking. My rear STB helped the car corner more flat and even. By fa it is now the most "point and shoot" type car I have ever driven.

The cup cars do not even use front strut tower braces. I do not think you will need it but it is a cool looking mod anyway...Enjoy!

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You will not notice any change in the front but the back is great and if you have a hard top will help it stop squeeking.

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Interesting. I had only a front set on my 911SC and now only on the front of my '02 2.7 I felt/feel the difference in both. Front is much more of a piece and feels more solid. When I hit a bump the whole front reacts rather than just the wheel involved. Whatever the case, put them both on and let us know how YOU feel about them. They are light weight and certainly can't hurt. Some swear by them, others feel they are a waste of money. Party on!

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