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Old 03-29-2012, 07:53 PM   #1
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Tunnel brace exhaust question

Does anyone know if one of those aftermarket tunnel braces give more exhaust clearance than a factory brace with 1/4" spacers? I was looking at the LSR one, Elite engineering, or the UPR. I obviously have 3" exhaust, which is about a 1/4" from the brace. I don't hear it hitting, but i am thinking if the exhaust settles at all, I'm gonna have some contact. Stainless Works recommends 1/2" clearance, but I don't have that.
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Old 03-29-2012, 09:29 PM   #2
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Check out the ARH floor brace. It offers lots of clearance, as well as added stiffness. Do a search for it, here and you will get plenty of info about it. Good luck.

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Does anyone know if one of those aftermarket tunnel braces give more exhaust clearance than a factory brace with 1/4" spacers? I was looking at the LSR one, Elite engineering, or the UPR. I obviously have 3" exhaust, which is about a 1/4" from the brace. I don't hear it hitting, but i am thinking if the exhaust settles at all, I'm gonna have some contact. Stainless Works recommends 1/2" clearance, but I don't have that.
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Old 03-29-2012, 10:35 PM   #3
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I have the 3" Magnaflow comp catback. Ordered a billet notched brace from TORQ. I can slide my hand in between the brace and the pipes now and it's a ton stronger. With stock brace pipes were hitting
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You could put another 1/4 washer on each corner if it settles again.
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