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Old 02-20-2013, 07:01 PM   #51
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The BMR strut tower brace definitely looks good on your car! We appreciate the feedback and the picture.
Do you make a brace that fits in place of the stock bar?
(My car has the bosses for the factory brace.)
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:11 PM   #52
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It should have one. It's standard on the convertible.
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Old 02-21-2013, 10:20 AM   #53
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Do you make a brace that fits in place of the stock bar?
(My car has the bosses for the factory brace.)
We definitely have a BMR strut tower brace that will work for you. Our STB017 will be the strut tower brace for you since you have the threaded bolt holes in the shock tower already. Here is a picture of our STB017 whihc is available in red or black hammertone powdercoat.



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Old 02-23-2013, 11:36 PM   #54
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Hotchkis works too, especially if you go SC

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Old 02-23-2013, 11:40 PM   #55
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So, I bought a GM strut bar brace and forgot to order the bolts to with it. Can anyone tell the correct size needed ? If my research is correct this should be the correct bolt size, Bolt M8 x (1.25mm) x 40mm
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Old 02-24-2013, 12:02 AM   #56
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BMR STB016

Does the BMR STB016 strut tower brace fit 2010 Camaro 2SSRS with Magnusson Supercharger? I saw the Hotchkis on one above...is that the only choice out there? Thanks
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Old 02-24-2013, 10:26 AM   #57
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Does the BMR STB016 strut tower brace fit 2010 Camaro 2SSRS with Magnusson Supercharger? I saw the Hotchkis on one above...is that the only choice out there? Thanks

The chevy brace works fine with the Magnuson.
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Old 02-25-2013, 12:55 AM   #58
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If my research is correct this should be the correct bolt size, Bolt M8 x (1.25mm) x 40mm, input ?
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Old 02-25-2013, 06:54 AM   #59
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If my research is correct this should be the correct bolt size, Bolt M8 x (1.25mm) x 40mm, input ?
M8 X 1.25 X 35mm (6): PN:11589407
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Torque to 18 ft/lbs or 216 in/lbs

I just went to local hardware store for about a 1/3 less.
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Old 02-26-2013, 12:04 AM   #60
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Old 02-26-2013, 12:26 AM   #61
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strut brace mounting question..

Since i'am going to do sways i was considering a strut brace aswell. Can someone break it down for me. I posted pics to kinda of demonstrate what iam talking about.

I see how the BMR brace are bolted strait to the strut then i seen the oem 1LE brace and Hotchkis are bolted to what appears to be the car. Like the oem and Hotchkis brace how does that brace the strut if its not bolted to it.
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Old 02-26-2013, 07:56 AM   #62
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Since i'am going to do sways i was considering a strut brace aswell. Can someone break it down for me. I posted pics to kinda of demonstrate what iam talking about.

I see how the BMR brace are bolted strait to the strut then i seen the oem 1LE brace and Hotchkis are bolted to what appears to be the car. Like the oem and Hotchkis brace how does that brace the strut if its not bolted to it.
A strut tower brace does not brace the strut itself but atcually braces the strut tower and helps keep the towers from flexxing in any way. The silver Camaro with the BMR strut tower brace is a 2010 or early 2011 Camaro and the green Camaro is a late 2011 and newer Camaro that actually has different style strut towers which is why the strut tower braces mount up so differently.
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Old 02-26-2013, 07:59 AM   #63
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Does the BMR STB016 strut tower brace fit 2010 Camaro 2SSRS with Magnusson Supercharger? I saw the Hotchkis on one above...is that the only choice out there? Thanks
The STB016 doesn't have the clearance to be able to work with a Magnuson Supercharger but we are working on one that will.

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The chevy brace works fine with the Magnuson.
The GM strut tower brace will not work on a 2010 or early 2011 without buying a pretty expensive mounting kit in addition to the strut tower brace itself.
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Old 06-15-2013, 08:22 AM   #64
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I have Camaro SS, ZL1 strut tower brace is compatible with Camaro SS?
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Old 06-15-2013, 06:54 PM   #65
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1LE bar - yes with stock SS Hood.
ZL1 bar - no with stock SS Hood.
ZL1 is / has more bend height to clear the Supercharger and needs the ZL1 hood which has a taller center section.

My SS with 1LE bar.
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Old 06-25-2013, 02:22 AM   #66
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1LE bar - yes with stock SS Hood.
ZL1 bar - no with stock SS Hood.
ZL1 is / has more bend height to clear the Supercharger and needs the ZL1 hood which has a taller center section.

My SS with 1LE bar.
Hennessey told me that I can!
just need to add a couple of holes very simple.

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Old 07-01-2013, 06:27 PM   #67
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I'm almost there. Saturday I de-greased the 1LE brace for my SS, then applied adhesion promoter. Sunday I painted it black, and today masked it for Camaro lettering. I used a laser engraver to cut the lettering:



Then painted the lettering the same silver that's on my engine cover, and finished with matte clear coat.




I'm going to let it cure for a few days before installing, as i still have to mount my catch can first.
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My 2013 SS Camaro, with ZL1 StrutTower Brace and with the factory hood. The hood closes perfectly!
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Old 07-13-2013, 12:04 PM   #69
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Ordered the GM brace and had it painted white to match the car on my '12 2SS.

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Old 07-18-2013, 03:26 AM   #70
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Old 07-18-2013, 07:59 AM   #71
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Old 07-18-2013, 08:13 AM   #72
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seems like a good deal..no?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/2011-2012-20..._Truck_Parts_A
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Old 07-25-2013, 07:28 PM   #73
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i just installed my GM brace, what is the torque value??

i got the one mentioned in the above link....
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