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Cusco Strut Bar OS Front for 2017-2021 Honda Civic Type-R FK8

by Cusco
SKU cus3C4 540 A
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Original price $200.00
Original price $200.00 - Original price $200.00
Original price $200.00
Current price $180.00
$180.00 - $180.00
Current price $180.00
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The Cusco Strut Bar OS (Operating System) Front is an aftermarket automotive component designed to enhance the chassis rigidity and handling performance of vehicles. Specifically, the product you mentioned, the "Cusco Strut Bar OS Front for 2017-2021 Honda Civic Type-R FK8," is designed for the Honda Civic Type-R model years 2017 to 2021 (FK8 generation).

A strut bar, also known as a strut brace, is a metal bar that connects the tops of the two strut towers in the engine bay. Its purpose is to reduce chassis flex and improve the structural integrity of the front suspension. By stiffening the front end of the chassis, a strut bar can provide several benefits:

  1. Improved Handling: A stiffer chassis reduces body flex during cornering and under hard braking. This helps to maintain consistent tire contact with the road surface, improving handling and reducing body roll.

  2. Enhanced Steering Response: A more rigid front end can translate to quicker and more responsive steering inputs.

  3. Better Performance: The improved chassis rigidity can lead to better overall performance on both the street and the track.

  4. Reduced Suspension Flex: By minimizing flex in the front suspension components, a strut bar can also aid in maintaining proper alignment settings, which is important for even tire wear and consistent handling characteristics.

  5. Visual Enhancement: Some strut bars are designed with aesthetics in mind and can add an appealing visual element to the engine bay.

When installing a strut bar, it's important to ensure that it is properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions. Additionally, it's a good idea to have a professional mechanic or automotive technician perform the installation, as they will have the expertise to ensure the strut bar is properly aligned and secured.