1983-1992 Camaro/Firebird Steering Brace (aka Wonderbar) RED *105021 for Sale

Price: $70

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1983-1992 Camaro/Firebird Steering Brace (aka Wonderbar) RED *105021

The Steering Brace (also known as the Wonderbar) performs two functions. First, it ties the left and right sides of the frame together under the front of the car, which maintains the correct geometry of the pitman arm and idler arm during cornering. You can think of it as a Strut Tower Brace (STB) for the bottom of the car. It actually improves the handling of the car more than a STB does. Second, the Steering Brace strengthens the chassis and takes stress off of the steering gear box mount. It is common in ThirdGen F-Bodies for fatigue and stress cracks to form around the steering gear box mounting location. The brace has been re-designed and improved to fit all years of F-Body. Some early 1982 F-bodies had sway bar brackets with a straight bolt pattern. This was changed mid-year to the offset bolt pattern that was used through 1992. Previously those of you with a 1982 F-body would either have to modify one of the mounting holes per side (which TDS never recommended) or be disappointed and return the product. This new version of the 105021 Steering Brace is the first and only one available that is designed to fit all years of the F-Body (Excluding the 89 TTA), which will has it's own version being designed. Another important change is that the mounting pads now attach with three bolts per side, rather than the two all other versions use. What does this mean? The existing designs of Steering Brace, (including our original version), mount between the sway bar mount and a bracket that is bolted to the frame. The newly redesigned version includes a third mounting hole that takes advantage of another threaded hole allowing the brace to be bolted it directly into the frame itself. So it no longer relies solely on the strength of that bolted-in bracket. SHIPPING IS FREE via FedEx or UPSin the continental US. AK, HI, PR and all others must email for actual shippingcost. Cashiers Checks, and PayPal ONLY accepted. Payment must be received within 5 days of sale's end. If payment is not received item will be relisted and buyer will receive negative response.


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