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Blown95ImpalaSS 12-05-2012 06:16 PM

Fender braces for 05 LGT?
These were my favorite mod on the old STi. Hands down best bang for the buck suspension mod. Anyone know if/where they are available for the LGT?

Wrong model year lego but just found this link to better explain:

GTEASER 12-05-2012 06:28 PM

They are out of Malaysia.

Nrw 12-05-2012 07:36 PM

BM is the 5th gen chassis code. I don't think they'll work on the 4th gen (bl/bp)

Mill 12-05-2012 08:18 PM

Lots of wires in the way. Doesnt look like the lgt has any form of stock bracing (not my pic). I'm sure it could be done though.

AkumaMax 12-05-2012 08:34 PM

I think Cusco makes braces for the BL/BP in japan.

KartRacerBoy 12-05-2012 08:36 PM



GTEASER 12-06-2012 10:01 AM


Originally Posted by Nrw (Post 4188858)
BM is the 5th gen chassis code. I don't think they'll work on the 4th gen (bl/bp)

I did know that but I guess I had a brain fart.

Blown95ImpalaSS 12-06-2012 10:42 AM

interesting, thanks. guess I have to take off the fender and talk with the local fab shop about measurements. getting sick of the front end being a wet noodle

mustangendsley 12-06-2012 11:06 AM

Way over kill for this car.

Mill 12-06-2012 03:41 PM

With that argument, so is sway bars, strut braces, and aftermarket bushings. Nothing wrong with stiffening up the car to make it handle better. Various subarus came with this bracing from factory. However, it was basically a stamped piece of steel.

Blown95ImpalaSS 12-06-2012 05:40 PM


Originally Posted by mustangendsley (Post 4189612)
Way over kill for this car.

no disrespect, but if you've ever driven a subaru with stiff suspension and no fender braces, then added them after...the difference is incredible

Mill 12-06-2012 06:04 PM

If I knew anybody that has a TIG welder and could weld aluminum I'd be willing to make some. I'd would rather not make them from steel.

FX35B4 12-06-2012 07:07 PM

I have this brace in my car...

I went like...


Low down spring


F&R tower bars and F&R under braces and roll center adjuster

Fender braces

I could feel improvement each time I upgraded. But this parts is not too cost effective(about $200)

Blown95ImpalaSS 12-11-2012 04:53 PM

Thanks FX. I contacted that vendor about shipping to CA along with RHD Japan.

quick4dr 12-13-2012 02:25 PM

Do the linked to braces work for 05 lgt?

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