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Old 10-20-2003, 01:58 PM   #1
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I've heard rumblings about how to brace 87-91 cars. Anyone have the info for doing this? Part numbers, how tos?
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Go to the wrecker and get one off a 92-99, and bolt it up. Depending on your year, you may need to remove it occasionally to open your Brake fluid reservior.

Or run these three numbers though www.gmpartsdirect.com :

25553127
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25640447

You need all 3 pieces. A wrecker unit will run you about $25, and the new gm parts will run you about $30 plus shipping. From the older generation upgrades, I've heard this is a phenomenal increase in cornering stability.
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I will second every single word Bill just said there. I had an STB on my 89, best handling mod you can do..for cheap...you won't regret it

Do a search on STB here in 87-91..lots of good info posted by Jr, theJMFC and myself
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Thanks everyone.
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No prob, Keotok. Like Jim said, there'* a ton of info here on it. Great mod. "Just do it".
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You need all 3 pieces. A wrecker unit will run you about $25,
The wrecker here ran me... $15 Canadian.

Since my car'* in storage, it'* yet to be driven with the bar. There'* a non-original master cylinder in my car (from the previous owner), so there'* no clearance issues when taking care of brake fluid
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If you install a strut tower bar- you won't be disapointed
The steering and over all body become so tight.
Eliminates body roll all together- I have a few of them- PM if interested
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If you install a strut tower bar- you won't be disapointed
The steering and over all body become so tight.
Eliminates body roll all together- I have a few of them- PM if interested
Dood

Why was I not informed
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Opps
Red Light District was actually the inspiratiuon
You've got some nice pics of the Aurora though. I'm starting a cardomain site- but haven't had much time to create it.'Done a lot of nice stuff to this car since the meet back in the summer.
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Yeah!! woot set up the page, I might be able to find some time to set up the Rora Cardomain page this weekend.

How many STB'* do you have?
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