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Old 09-01-2012, 08:22 PM   #1
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strut tower brace purchase

I want a stock kind of flat silver color brace, stock one I think. where to buy? Or a better choice?
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Old 09-01-2012, 08:23 PM   #2
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Got mine used in the classified section.
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Old 09-01-2012, 08:32 PM   #3
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Any dealer can get the OE one, and the bolts. Just order the convertible strut tower brace and the six bolts, it bolt right on a '12/'13 coupe. There are some dealers that do mail order discounted prices. I put one on my '12.
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Old 09-01-2012, 08:41 PM   #4
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favorite dealer to order one

here on the forum at discount price?
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Old 09-01-2012, 09:14 PM   #5
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Stock brace will fit 11 or newer same year they came out with the convertible
Gmpartsdirect.com pretty reasonable
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Old 09-01-2012, 09:19 PM   #6
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I bought this one from BMR, bought it w/ no paint and had it chromed my a local company. I like this strut brace better than the one that comes on the convertible Camaro's.

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Old 09-01-2012, 09:23 PM   #7
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GM Parts Direct is a good resource. That is where I got mine. Comes with bolts and good price.
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Old 09-01-2012, 09:28 PM   #8
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Stock brace will fit 11 or newer same year they came out with the convertible
Just to note,it must be a "late build" '11,early build '11s do not have the provisions for it.
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Old 09-01-2012, 09:29 PM   #9
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Stock brace will fit 11 or newer same year they came out with the convertible
Gmpartsdirect.com pretty reasonable

It will not work on early 2011s. No bolt holes. Mine was built 6/12/10. And it did not come with the drilled strut tower bolt holes
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Old 09-01-2012, 09:57 PM   #10
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It will not work on early 2011s. No bolt holes. Mine was built 6/12/10. And it did not come with the drilled strut tower bolt holes
Make the holes
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Old 09-01-2012, 10:18 PM   #11
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Make the holes
Its not that easy,its not only the holes themselves,but the shape of the top of the strut towers as well (IE-You can't just "drill the holes")
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Old 09-01-2012, 10:24 PM   #12
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Anyone aware of an available strut tower brace for my 2010 ... complicating matters is the Magnuson 2300 on top getting in the way of the BMR and Hotchkis ones... we tried. Thx
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Old 09-01-2012, 10:58 PM   #13
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Just to note,it must be a "late build" '11,early build '11s do not have the provisions for it.
My car was built in November 2010 and I do not have the holes. I think this was around the transition period too.
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Old 09-02-2012, 06:41 AM   #14
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check out gmparts.net just got mine..looks great..
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Old 09-02-2012, 08:49 AM   #15
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check out gmparts.net just got mine..looks great..
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Old 09-02-2012, 08:59 AM   #16
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My '11 was built March '11 and has them . I polished the center part with chrome polish,and it looks nice.
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Old 09-02-2012, 09:25 AM   #17
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I want a stock kind of flat silver color brace, stock one I think. where to buy? Or a better choice?
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=193181

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Old 09-02-2012, 09:37 AM   #18
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I like my BMR
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Old 09-02-2012, 11:00 AM   #19
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I have one. I bought from gm parts house. Started to polish it up and realized it's for later model 2011's if anyone wants to buy. Brand freaking new.
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Old 09-02-2012, 11:26 AM   #20
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Part number?
The standard strut brace from GM is 22756880, its the one used on the convertibles and the 1LE.
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Old 09-02-2012, 11:46 AM   #21
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Here's my thread on the GM brace:

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=241271

Very cool looking mod, IMO. I got mine from gmpartsdirect.com

http://www.gmpartsdirect.com/results...ber=pkcamarobr





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Old 09-02-2012, 12:25 PM   #22
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This thread got me to pull the trigger on the BMR..
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Old 09-03-2012, 07:07 PM   #23
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Looking at the BMR a little closer I might have to do a little modding on it to clear my oil dip stick ( I have a billet aluminum cover on mine ) I planed on cutting off the BMR plate anyways and putting in a personal one off the laser, and having it powder coated..
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Old 09-03-2012, 08:36 PM   #24
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My dealer "GAVE" me a brand new original GM brace last Friday!!

But I had to buy a new truck, to haul it home!!!

Then I find out I have to buy an installation kit to make it work!! Oh well.
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Old 09-03-2012, 09:06 PM   #25
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heres mine and i have a 2010
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