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Rear strut bar CJ LANCER

Postby CJVR08 » Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:17 pm

I've been looking into the rear bar..., found one also by Ultra racing but for some reason it's 2 pieces

https://ultraracingaustralia.com.au/pro ... r-4-point/

I'm confused why is there multiple points in the rear end???

HELP

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Re: Rear strut bar CJ LANCER

Postby bumblebee » Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:16 am

Now this is where things get very interesting

As you can see in the photo their bars go straight across from the towers

That's all wonderful and great if you have a flat floor in the boot
However
You will come drastically unstuck when you have a full wheel kit installed in the boot as it raises the floor by about 3 inches
There is if you go hunting one for the Lancer that is raised and will fit with the raised floor , however, I haven't ever seen one in Australia for sale

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Re: Rear strut bar CJ LANCER

Postby CJVR08 » Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:18 am

I'm confused will it work or not

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Re: Rear strut bar CJ LANCER

Postby bumblebee » Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:20 am

PCD

Pitch
Circle
Diameter

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Re: Rear strut bar CJ LANCER

Postby bumblebee » Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:23 am

https://speedywheels.com.au/what-is-wheel-pcd/

Did you Goto high school at all ?
Did you do technical drawing class?
Where you set up a staff board and A3 paper and use T-square and set square etc to do design drawings by hand ?
You would have learnt all this in those classes if you paid attention

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Re: Rear strut bar CJ LANCER

Postby CJVR08 » Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:26 am

bumblebee wrote:https://speedywheels.com.au/what-is-wheel-pcd/

Did you Goto high school at all ?
Did you do technical drawing class?
Where you set up a staff board and A3 paper and use T-square and set square etc to do design drawings by hand ?
You would have learnt all this in those classes if you paid attention


Never had those classes where I lived sorry

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Re: Rear strut bar CJ LANCER

Postby lancerdarryl » Fri Jan 08, 2021 9:18 am

Rear braces are a pain....they get in the way when you have to lay the seats down to put something big in the boot.The rear suspension cradle is pretty sturdy I really don't think you would gain any tangible benefit from installing one.
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Re: Rear strut bar CJ LANCER

Postby CJVR08 » Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:04 am

Yea I really love my front strut brace though

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Re: Rear strut bar CJ LANCER

Postby wallaw819 » Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:40 am

I have low profile D1 specs rear strut, about 1" off the floor, so don't really affect storage.

Do feel the rear tighten up a bit but not much.

Got it for a steal!
Back to enjoying the row-yourself-transmission after 20 years of auto.

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Re: Rear strut bar CJ LANCER

Postby Viking » Fri Jan 08, 2021 4:28 pm

Why not go for the lower bar that mounts under the car? Then you don't have anything messing up your boot.

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Re: Rear strut bar CJ LANCER

Postby bumblebee » Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:38 pm

http://imgur.com/a/Bwpwb4p

Rear upper strut brace that runs right enough to fit the 18" wheel kit in the boot

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Re: Rear strut bar CJ LANCER

Postby CJVR08 » Sat Jan 09, 2021 1:06 pm

Viking wrote:Why not go for the lower bar that mounts under the car? Then you don't have anything messing up your boot.


Out of my knowledge base

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Re: Rear strut bar CJ LANCER

Postby bumblebee » Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:46 pm

Viking wrote:Why not go for the lower bar that mounts under the car? Then you don't have anything messing up your boot.


Cos if you do that the top of the tower is still not supported

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Re: Rear strut bar CJ LANCER

Postby CJVR08 » Sat Jan 09, 2021 7:46 pm

I think I'm happy now with the front one, it is just my daily car

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Re: Rear strut bar CJ LANCER

Postby bumblebee » Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:35 am

Groovy
Rear strut support is not really needed for daily driver


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