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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-08-2014 Thread Starter
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Strut Bolt Caps With Strut Tower Brace?

I'm wanting a set of polished strut bolt caps and my car has the factory GT strut tower brace. Does anyone know of any caps that will work with a strut tower brace? The inner bolts have a shorter amount of threads and am wondering if the caps will attach.

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I've read many, many reviews about after-market chrome and polished strut tower caps. Most honest guys will tell you they're a waste of money. They chip and are not as strong as the OEM caps your car was built with.

After putting a strut tower on my old 2011 Roush State 2, I had my son (a body mechanic) mix me up a small can of paint that match the color of my car and painted the caps the same color as my car. Looked more professional and dressed up the engine bay better than any useless high dollar chrome plated caps sold by any after-market suppler.


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I'm talking about billet caps that simply cover the strut studs and bolts.


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Yes. Those are the one I was referring to.

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Yes. Those are the one I was referring to.
Well in that case…

as my car is a garage queen and weekend toy that goes to many car shows, I do not find them useless or a waste of money. I do not want to sound like a jerk, but I simply asked a fitment question - not if it is a waste my money.

And how in the world would these chip? Maybe a squirrel under the hood trying to gnaw through to get the nut?


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