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Old 11-12-2015, 06:48 PM   #1
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Question for Those With Suspension mods:

Have you found an easy way to adjust camber/dampening on the front without removing the whole strut? Sounds scary but I guess what I'm asking is has anyone gone as far as drilling a hole above either side?
Don't really like that I have to take the whole Strut out because the top isn't accessible, wouldn't an alignment be necessary after removing?


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Have you found an easy way to adjust camber/dampening on the front without removing the whole strut? Sounds scary but I guess what I'm asking is has anyone gone as far as drilling a hole above either side?
Don't really like that I have to take the whole Strut out because the top isn't accessible, wouldn't an alignment be necessary after removing?
Drilling a hole in the strut tower???



Seriously getting an alignment is something good and should be checked after a while whether suspension mods are being done or not!

Car can run out of alignment even without touching the suspension...
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I saw a thread in a Facebook group somewhere where people were talking about cutting a hole for them. Didn't seem to affect the car negatively at all if I remember correctly
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Old 11-18-2015, 09:41 PM   #4
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It looks like a strut bar or something that's covering?
The recessed part in a perfect circle would be perfect if that were drilled out..
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Old 11-18-2015, 10:10 PM   #5
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Found my answer, just wasn't searching the right thing. Lol
From a post over on ST Forums:



Do you think it'd be a bad idea to remove the strut bar without jacking up the car?
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Old 11-18-2015, 10:24 PM   #6
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Nope, shouldn't be any stress on it. Jack it up and the struts will fall out when the bolts are loosened.
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Old 11-18-2015, 11:24 PM   #7
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Without jacking it up should be fine?
I know the struts will fall out just wasn't sure if it was bad to leave the full Load on the struts with them being loose
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I wouldn't think they would move as long as you're on level ground and not trying to move it while they're loose.
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Those studs just keep them in position & keep 'em from falling out, aftermarket strut bars get added just by taking the nuts off.

Might need to jack a little if you need to move them a little to get the bar back on, not usually an issue.

Load is taken by the body there, not by the studs except when the car is off the ground and the suspension dangles by the struts.
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Please no drilling thats called half ass.
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