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Old 07-30-2013, 03:53 PM   #15
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the ss pic looked nice. question, how does the hood close? looks like the little strut would interfere with the brace.
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Old 07-30-2013, 04:26 PM   #16
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As others have said, the OEM strut tower brace from GM can be made to fit, but does not have the predrilled holes that the 12-13 MY have. For that matter any strut tower brace you buy, holes will need to be drilled. I can also say that after installing my strut tower brace, there was no improvment in handling. I don't doubt it has lessened some flexing and had added more stiffness and rigidity but no handling gains to speak of at all.
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Old 07-30-2013, 04:36 PM   #17
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I bought one for my 2011 , a BMR I beleive, and it doesnt fit. I will look into the mount.
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Old 07-30-2013, 04:59 PM   #18
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I could feel the difference. JMO
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Old 07-30-2013, 05:50 PM   #19
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The GM strut tower brace is the best one in my opinion
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Old 07-30-2013, 06:51 PM   #20
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I'd stick with the OEM GM one. ALL of the 5th Gen. convertibles come with the strut tower brace installed from the factory. Can't go wrong with it. It's proven.
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Old 07-30-2013, 07:43 PM   #21
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I bought the BMR unpainted and had it chromed.
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Old 07-30-2013, 09:41 PM   #22
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Not a fan of the Stock Strut Tower Bar, Hotchkiss Makes a nice Strut Bar that will work on your car...
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Old 07-30-2013, 10:03 PM   #23
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I have the 2 point BMR. Looks tough and I love it
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Old 07-30-2013, 10:06 PM   #24
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Most of the people above are making suggestions but are not considering the Camaro you own. Several of the ones stated above will not work just so you know. My personal preference is the hotchkis brace. Here's a picture of my set up

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Old 07-31-2013, 01:14 PM   #25
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Most of the people above are making suggestions but are not considering the Camaro you own. Several of the ones stated above will not work just so you know. My personal preference is the hotchkis brace. Here's a picture of my set up

That is my personal favorite as well. We have a full installation write up available on our JDP Motorsports Facebook page to give you an idea of the install process.

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Old 07-31-2013, 04:37 PM   #26
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I have a Lakewood strut on my '10 CamaroSS it's reasonable priced and easy to install....Got it from JEGS
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Old 07-31-2013, 05:29 PM   #27
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Hotchkis is very fine, I have it and I felt the car more steady in curves. But to install it you have to take off both schocks assembly to drill 2 holes from Under the car. You need a lift and Professional drill, the metal is very thick and hard. But for the rest I Love Them and great Looks.

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