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Old 10th October 2008, 14:15   #16
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I talked to Flawless Performance - they DO NOT have strut braces for the Baleno :-(
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Old 10th October 2008, 17:24   #17
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Get one made. Lots of people have done that any tuner can get one made for you
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Check out Shrivz's gallery here:

2000 Suzuki Baleno My Ride! - shrivz's Photo Gallery - Team-BHP

You can get one custom made on similar lines.
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I was the first person who pushed Automech, Mumbai to make a strut brace for the Baleno.

Thanks to Vivek(Automech) - they fabricated one for me. & Another great thanks to Manish who spared his Baleno in Mumbai to get this done.


Technocrat, I checked your pics - that strut piping looks a tad thin to me.

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Hi eapen,

Do you notice the difference after the fitting of the strut brace ? Is it considerable ? I've been toying with the idea of fitting one on my Esteem for quite a while, but have not managed to get down to doing it. Your inputs will be highly appreciated. Thanks.
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strut brace on my baleno....made by automech...
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Added an additional engine mount to the Automech strut brace. Had the brace ends re-wielded to take on the extra vibration & load
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Sure - Baleno has a tendency to understeer because of its size. This has reduced considerably.

My wife has an Alto so you can really compare the understeer to a smaller car which doesn't exhibit it that much.

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Hi eapen,

Do you notice the difference after the fitting of the strut brace ? Is it considerable ? I've been toying with the idea of fitting one on my Esteem for quite a while, but have not managed to get down to doing it. Your inputs will be highly appreciated. Thanks.
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Default strut brace ???

Can some explain what is strut brace and what does it do ?
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Added an additional engine mount to the Automech strut brace. Had the brace ends re-wielded to take on the extra vibration & load
What extra vibration and load are you referring Eapen ? I think you are already running the Koni's(yellow) if am not wrong and also the strut brace. So what kinda problems are you facing with the cornering of the car.


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Can some explain what is strut brace and what does it do ?
Strut Braces are the most commonly used suspension accessory in conjunction with the suspension. Mainly used to provide rigidity to the strut towers.Most current day cars come with independent struts and these tend to flex inwards.
A strut brace is mainly used to reduce this effect on the independent strut setup.
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