A MacPherson strut combines the coil spring and shock absorber in one unit. In this system all of the vertical suspension load is transmitted to the top of the strut tower. This loading can cause the strut towers and chassis to flex during hard cornering, which can result in poor steering response, cowl shake, and understeer in turns. A strut tower brace reduces strut tower flex by connecting the two strut towers together.

Featured Products

  • DC Sports® Strut Bar
    (6 reviews)
    # sp2678
    Strut Bar by DC Sports®. DC Sports upper strut bars reduce a vehicle’s chassis flex by connecting the vehicle body at the shock towers for added torsional stiffness. These strut bars vastly improve a car’s road manners and...
    $68.40 - $311.23
  • Hotchkis® Strut Tower Braces
    (0 reviews)
    # sp8117
    Strut Tower Brace by Hotchkis®. Show the imports that your classic muscle car concedes nothing when it comes to handling with this set of reinforced 1.5” diameter steel tubes that bolt on to your control arms, shock towers, and...
    $163.40 - $257.53
  • Spec-D® Strut Bar
    (3 reviews)
    # sp6343
    Strut Bar by Spec-D®. Beef up your chassis and suspension with performance parts from Spec-D. They have everything you need to give your car racetrack handling and stance, from lowering springs and coilovers, stronger control arms...
    $17.80 - $231.40
  • AEM® Strut Tower Bar
    (1 reviews)
    # sp3614
    Strut Bar by AEM®. Control chassis flex under cornering with a strut tower bar. A hard-cornering car will push the strut towers around under cornering or over potholes. Improve your handling and prevent fatigue cracking at the same...
    $158.99 - $296.99
  • Skunk2® Strut Bar
    (0 reviews)
    # sp7070
    Strut Bar by Skunk2®. With this strut tower bar, you will be able to tie your vehicle's upper suspension points at its shock towers to provide ultimate chassis strength and rigidity. The bar is constructed from ultra-strong,...
    $163.99 - $170.99
  • Whiteline® Strut Tower Brace
    (0 reviews)
    # sp10194
    Strut Tower Brace by Whiteline®. Whiteline strut tower bracing are very simple to install and feature light weight polished aluminium channel and powder coated mounting plates. Quick release clamps are also available and suit all...
    $89.82 - $215.82
  • Hotchkis® Chassis Max Handle Bars
    (0 reviews)
    # sp9355
    Chassis Max Handle Bar Kit by Hotchkis®. Set of 1.5” diameter curved steel tubes that bolt to the tops of control arms, shock towers, and firewall to keep all components rigidly in place when vehicle weight shifts. Eliminates...
    $251.13 - $505.12
  • Dinan® Shock and Strut Tower Brace
    (1 reviews)
    # sp12988
    Shock and Strut Tower Brace by Dinan®. Adding this beautiful piece will improve chassis rigidity between the shock towers. This beautiful brace may be installed in conjunction with any of the Dinan suspension systems or the stock...
    $359.00 - $720.00
  • ARK Performance® Strut Tower Bar
    (2 reviews)
    # sp3966
    Strut Tower Bar by ARK Performance®. Strut bar mounts between opposing strut towers and reduces the flex that these towers experience during hard cornering. Reducing the flex will keep the wheels in position which allows the tires...
    $118.15 - $220.15
  • BBK® Competition™ Strut Tower Brace
    (0 reviews)
    # sp8857
    Competition™ Strut Tower Brace by BBK Performance®. Eliminate front end chassis flex by tying your strut towers together with this rigid Competition Strut Tower Brace. Unlike the factory brace, it’s compatible with most engine...
    $269.99
  • PERRIN Performance® Strut Tower Brace
    (0 reviews)
    # sp12193
    Strut Tower Brace by PERRIN Performance®. With the MacPherson strut design, the entire vertical suspension load is transmitted to the top of the vehicle's strut tower. For this reason, there is inherent flex within the strut towers...
    $215.10 - $220.50
  • QA1 Strut Tower Brace
    (0 reviews)
    # sp15930
    Strut Tower Brace by QA1®. Front Upper. Finish: Black powdercoated. Material: Steel. QA1 Strut Tower Braces utilize a unique design to reinforce the Front sub-structure and strut towers. The result is improved handling through...
    $183.68 - $291.29
  • BBK® Gripp™ Triangular Strut Tower Brace
    (0 reviews)
    # sp2388
    Gripp™ Triangular Strut Tower Brace by BBK Performance®. Mustangs have been notorious for having front end chassis flex since their debut in 1964. In 1995 Ford decided to help solve the problem on some Mustang models by...
    $129.99 - $229.99
  • OMP® Strut Braces
    (0 reviews)
    # sp7955
    Strut Braces by OMP®. OMP is the leading European manufacturer of strut braces, offering over 1000 vehicle specific applications. The strut braces are engineered to keep suspension geometry unlatered in hard cornering, while...
    $89.00 - $249.00
  • Injen® Strut Bar
    (1 reviews)
    # sp8865
    Strut Bar by Injen®. Injen strut bars are proven to dramatically decrease chassis flex and body roll, particularly for older vehicles that may be wearing out due to high mileage or other usage factors. Injen is internationally...
    $180.88
  • Seibon® OE-Style Carbon Fiber Strut Bar
    (0 reviews)
    # sp8867
    OE-Style Carbon Fiber Strut Bar by Seibon®. Seibon Carbon components are carefully hand-crafted using only the finest materials. The production team offers superior craftsmanship with over 15 years of experience working with carbon...
    $442.00
  • Steinjager® Strut Tower Brace
    (1 reviews)
    # sp13606
    Strut Tower Brace by Steinjager®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Steinjager features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is manufactured to...
    $91.38 - $150.50


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To get the most out of your car, the tires must have the most possible contact with the road, for optimal traction and steering control. More importantly, the car has to feel stable and predictable so you have the confidence to push the car further to its limits. A chassis that flexes won’t allow the tires to stay flat on the tarmac and makes for a car that lacks responsiveness and feel. A strut tower brace will give your chassis the necessary rigidity.

We offer strut tower braces for all popular performance cars like Camaros, Mustangs, and Challengers, as well as models from Acura, Honda, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Toyota, VW, and others. You’ll find front and rear strut braces, along with triangular braces, on our digital shelves. Triangular braces tie both strut towers together and to the firewall. They’re offered for select models that require this additional degree of stiffness. If both front and rear braces are offered for your vehicle, installing both will provide the best results, but if you’re on a budget, start with a front brace.

Our strut tower braces are designed and manufactured by the industry’s top chassis and suspension builders. They’re made from tough, rugged materials like tubular steel or 6061 T-6 aluminum, to provide the stiffness your chassis needs, and have a polished or powder coated color finish. Many feature the strut brace manufacturer or vehicle make/model logo. Even if you don’t push your car to the limit, you’ll want to have one of these strut tower braces under the hood just for the high-performance look. And most braces can be easily installed with simple hand tools.

Now you may say “My car came from the factory with a strut tower brace, I don’t need to buy one”. Unfortunately, many car owners have had to revise that assumption when they went to install an aftermarket intake manifold, cold air kit, or make some other kind of engine mod and found that they didn’t fit with the factory strut tower brace installed. We offer braces for many applications that are designed to work with most engine modifications, so you can get the most horsepower from your engine while at the same time improving your car’s handling capabilities.

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Strut Tower Braces Reviews

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BMW
This brace improves vehicle's handling very well. Installation of these took about 20 minutes and your BMW is on a road again. In addition, I bought rear sway bar for more handling.
JPosted by Johnny (Milford, NE) /
2000 BMW 3-Series
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