Steve from Tousley just sent me an e-mail, he has confirmed that the brace does come with the reinforcement plates attached.
So, just placed my official order. Everything is shipping out this morning.
(2) AD-1094 strut bearings @8.56ea
(2) AD-1098 strut mounts @10.80ea
(2) HN1 center strut nuts @7.08ea
(1) DV6Z-16A200-A strut tower brace @77.31
Parts total comes to $130.19. Hopefully this does it, comrades.
Joined the dark side.