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  1. 1997 e36 316i stiffening up Chassis 
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    Hi all can anyone tell me what i can do to my 316i saloon to stiffen up the chassis abit more


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    A good start would be to replace worn bushes with powerflex items. You could then look into strut braces and i am not sure if it fits the saloon but the x-brace from a vert is also another option.
     
     

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    Bottom x-brace, and maybe a front strut bar.
    I can't see a rear strut bar working, as it doesn't connect the upper spring pads, but just the tops of the shock absorber.
     
     

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    Cheers TheEnd your a star mate


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    Uprated brake hoses
    Uprated electric fans
    Inlet manifold conversion
    Alloy wheels
     
     

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