Originally Posted by ufokillerz
speaking of numbers, i wonder what the percentage of 3.6L owners purchased the WK2 and are planning performance upgrades to it.
Improved handling can work wonders for 'performance' without touching the engine.
So yes, there are 3.6l owners looking for improvements.
But this 'strut tower bar' would only be cosmetic. Especially if it only spans from tower to tower (and don't get me started on those weak tower brackets!).
#1 - the strut towers are already right next to the firewall which would provide significant anti-flex functionality.
#2 - For better 'anti-flex' functionality the strut tower bar should also tie into the firewall. Just look up any 'truss' type bridge or other object. Triangles provide high strength. So triangulating the 'bar' from the towers to the firewall would provide MUCH more strength and rigidity.
(And yes I am an engineer....)