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Originally Posted by Walt Fricke View Post


Long ago - perhaps before the PC? - the makers of a strut brace (Automotion) instrumented a car with dial indicators with a telltale. Their conclusion was that the change in location of the shock towers was outward. Based on this, the brace they sold was just a bar taking up tension forces.
Hi Walt,
That is consistent with what I measured when dragging my car across the garage floor. The strut bar was in tension meaning at least one tower was trying to move outward. I only got 5-10 lbs in the bar with this test, but I hope to try again by driving the car on a track.
Thank you,
Tom
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