The big strut bar guide 2019
It can be hard to choose between the many kinds of stabilization bars.
Picture above shows the typical placement of a strut bar. The stabilizer rod is located between the car's carrying arm and the roll stabilizer.
What about when you lower your car?If you want to lower your car with a coilover, sports suspension or Lowering kit, several of the manufacturers recommend that you replace your original strut bar set with an adjustable strut bar set.
The reason why they recommend this for specific car models is that the choke on the car is changed when lowering it and therefore it may well be necessary to adjust its strut bar set according to the desired lowering on the car.
The picture here shows an adjustable strut bar, strut arm and a car leg.
Can I change the strut bar myself?On most cars it is something you can change yourself. This does not require special tools.
Below you will find 2 videos showing how to change a strut bar on the front axle on your car.
This video shows how to change a strut bar on the back axle on your car.
How many kilomets will a set survive?
If your car is not lowered and you drive normally in your car, then it is not unusual for them to last for the entire life of the car.
Is my strut bar defective?
Do you find that car is noisy when you drive over a bump or do turns.
What causes a defect strut bar?
When you change the coilover on the car, it is important to always make sure you get the car’s 4-point measured in a workshop that has the right measuring equipment.