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Old 06-09-2013, 06:29 AM   #15
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I took my engine cover off to off set the weight of the strut bar.
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Old 06-09-2013, 06:43 AM   #16
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Mine gives me 3 extra HP and 4 lbft of torque. ;-)
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Old 06-09-2013, 07:22 AM   #17
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Old 06-10-2013, 01:09 PM   #18
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What a GREAT find!!!!!!

You can see the Vert on a 'shaker' at 2:22

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Old 07-01-2013, 10:25 PM   #19
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Old 07-02-2013, 03:03 AM   #20
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What is the purpose of putting a brace on a 1LE or ZL1?
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Old 07-02-2013, 05:22 AM   #21
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Firmer suspensions and stiffer tires will cause more vibration response in the chassis, so I'd still say it's more for NVH than anything.


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Old 07-02-2013, 07:43 AM   #22
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Yea, but they look so cool! And yes, I have one.
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Old 07-02-2013, 09:20 AM   #23
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As long as people keep going "That looks awesome!" I'll leave mine on. Well worth the money for the aesthetics it provides.
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Old 07-02-2013, 10:24 AM   #24
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The brace was and is necessary when the roof is cut off. That is why TEAM Camaro designed and install the brace installing the Vert. The brace installed on the ZL1 indirectly for NVH. The STB cleaned up some 'noise' on the sensors used to fine tune the MRC. The STB looks cool so it is part of the 1LE package.

It would deny the obvious to say the OE STB does nothing. It does add structure to an already robust monocoque. The is zero data available that documents any gain in handling or lap times. None.
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Old 07-02-2013, 10:29 AM   #25
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The brace was and is necessary when the roof is cut off. That is why TEAM Camaro designed and install the brace installing the Vert. The brace installed on the ZL1 indirectly for NVH. The STB cleaned up some 'noise' on the sensors used to fine tune the MRC. The STB looks cool so it is part of the 1LE package.

It would deny the obvious to say the OE STB does nothing. It does add structure to an already robust monocoque. The is zero data available that documents any gain in handling or lap times. None.
So would you recommend losing the STB on a ZL1 if you're trying to save weight?
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Old 07-02-2013, 11:26 AM   #26
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So would you recommend losing the STB on a ZL1 if you're trying to save weight?
We don't run a STB on the L/28.
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Old 07-02-2013, 01:39 PM   #27
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Kind of sounds like what you have been saying for 4 years.
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Old 07-02-2013, 01:45 PM   #28
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Kind of sounds like what you have been saying for 4 years.

yeah...but did you have a $3,000,000 fancy machine to tell you for SURE?



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Mine gives me 3 extra HP and 4 lbft of torque. ;-)
I understand this is only if the brace is painted to color match the exterior paint..otherwise it's only like .5 HP or something?
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