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If anything, it made my car feel slightly tighter and rigid in the turns. I have both front and rear DC struts. But once I added the Hotchkiss anti-sway bars, that made a significant improvement in handling. I think the combination of both sets work well.
 

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I've been reading tha sway bars > strut bars. Best suspension bang for you buck should be sway bars + coilovers. The next thing to get after that should be sticky tires... I guess strut bars would do little more than just add weight to the car. The sport compact web review of mopar's lightweight srt-4 said it would do basically .14 g over a stock srt-4 (1.01g on their skidpad), and it had stage 3 coilovers, front and rear antisway bars, and 245 width tires.
 

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Atlas said:
I've been reading tha sway bars > strut bars. Best suspension bang for you buck should be sway bars + coilovers. The next thing to get after that should be sticky tires... I guess strut bars would do little more than just add weight to the car. The sport compact web review of mopar's lightweight srt-4 said it would do basically .14 g over a stock srt-4 (1.01g on their skidpad), and it had stage 3 coilovers, front and rear antisway bars, and 245 width tires.

Rode 100 miles today in a bunch of twisties one way to a car meet wiht strut bar on. Drove back with it off. No difference in handling. Sway bars and coilovers are the way to go. A strut bar is a place to set your cigarette while you are working under the hood.
 

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I would disagree. I feel that my dc bars; especially in the front, gave me a tighter car and also help alittle with the twisties as far as non-limited slip goes. a little money keeps your car tighter with a bling factor.
 

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I have the DC Front/Back. You don't really notice alot until you start putting some speed behind you turns. At a slow speed you won't really notice them, but at highway speeds, you'll notice the handling difference. Speed bumps...you can feel'm now better....even though that isn't such a good thing...
 

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I have both, and when taking turns at normal speeds you can't tell they're there, but take a corner @ 150+km/hr, when the sign says 70Km/hr and you can tell that there is a difference. Also they look cool :thumbsup:
 

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DC Strut Bars are a waste of money IMHO. They are the rice of SRT-4 strut bars.

If you want a real rear strut bar, get the P-Werks Tri-Point Brace.
If you want a near real front strut bar, get the Vibrant from Modern Performance.

I wish someone would make a even better front strut bar.
 

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why are those 2 bars better??
Well in my opinion, the P-Werks bar is better since it is bolted to the sides and middle of the car. I'll be getting it soon.

Also, I think the front bar from Modern Performance is the same as the front DC Sports bar, except way cheaper.
 

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we were thinking about getting dc bars and then add 2 conector bars to the frame some where kind of a triangle piece off of it.
That's a good idea. But I think it's absolutely stupid to buy a front strut bar for over 100 bucks and in order to get full use of it, you have to modify it. That's why I think paying 40.00 for the MP one works the same as the DC Bar. But let me know if you do end up doing some custom work on your strut bars.
 

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will do. we saw the dc one for a lot less than 100 in a few places that one reason was checking it out.

we are also looking at lower tie together suspension supports as well as a few other things. Figure if they work on other cars might as well check about making them for ours.

heck we might be getting a tig welder to make our own exhaust.
 
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