Did you cheap out and slam your car with a set of chopped springs? Does your car bounce violently down the highway on your way to work? Do girls refuse to ride in your car because they lose their lunch after a trip around the block? When trying to take a corner fast, do you have to slow down to a grandpa-like pace because your car starts bottoming out as you approach the apex? If you answered yes to any of these questions, we think it's time you seek help from a trusted source. Now maybe Super Street isn't exactly what you would consider trusted, but meh, close enough! As soon as you're finished drooling and panting, go to the following pages and view all the fine footwork parts. We're sure you'll find a cure for your sickening, masochistic, chopped spring complex. But take your time before you go on; we understand.
CNC machined of 16061 aluminum and made in the USA, AC's line of strut braces stand apart from the crowd of cheap, low quality bars. Available to stiffen the front, rear, lower, and upper ends of your ride.
Info: 626/812-8388, www.acautotechnic.com
The N1 Evolution Damper is the latest coilover from A'PEXi. Available in three variations set up for where and how you plan to drive the most: street, circuit, or drift. These choice dampers were developed by extensive use in professional motorsports.
Info: 714/685-5700, www.apexi-usa.com
Flex Control Bars from APR are designed to do just what the name says: control flex. Designed to reduce chassis flex during hard cornering and constructed of 6061 billet aluminum, these bars are just what your ride needs for your high-speed donut escapades in the grocery store parking lot.
Info: 626/480-0090, www.aprperformance.com
Designed to make handling more responsive, Arospeed's Classic Strut Bars also add some sparkle to your ride. These bars are polished until you can see yourself in them. Shiny good.
Info: 866/276-7733, www.arospeed.com
Benen has a variety of chassis stiffening bars and braces for your ride. The pictured X-Member Brace is designed to use factory mounting holes-no drilling required. It also weighs only 1.45 pounds, so it won't turn your car into an automotive Dom Deluise.
Info: 650/598-9461, www.benen.com
The Damper SR was developed in conjunction with Sachs Racing Suspension, bringing German technology to Japanese cars. It's designed to provide excellent handling combined with a comfortable ride. What more could you want for a street car?
Info: 626/839-8350, www.blitz-na.com
Made of titanium, Comptech's Titanium Series Shock/Strut Tower Braces have a high ratio of strength per pound. This means they don't have to weigh as much as aluminum braces to have equivalent or better strength.
Info: 916/933-1080, www.comptechusa.com
The Zero-2R is Cusco's top of the line suspension kit. Using a design similar to that used on JGTC and WRC cars, it provides great rigidity and resistance to side loads. The shocks are five-step adjustable, so you can set them for a wide range of conditions.
Info: 888/591-6277, www.napsusa.com
The classic strut bar copied by many. The DC Sports Billet Strut Bar is CNC-machined from 6061 T-6 aluminum. DC uses TIG-welded fittings and mounting pads to make sure this bar will last far into the future.
Info: 310/484-2322, www.dcsports.com