Strut/Tie Bar Questions???? - Honda Civic Forum

Parts and Products Post new products, talk about parts other than electrical, drivetrain and suspension.
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by:

Strut/Tie Bar Questions????

Reply

 
 
 
Old 04-29-2002
  #1  
Registered!!
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Posts: 800
Rep Power: 0
LuZi0n is an unknown quantity at this point
Strut/Tie Bar Questions????

I did a search on this, but I didn't find all that i wanted to know.
What is the difference between all of the types of strut and tie bars: upper front, upper rear, lower tie bar, ect...
I did not list them all b/c I don't know all the types. If someone can fill me in about these and the others that I didn't list, that would be tight.
Thanks.
LuZi0n is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2002
  #2  
DIY King
iTrader: (61)
 
Grey's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, US
Age: 41
Posts: 11,477
Rep Power: 329
Grey has a spectacular aura aboutGrey has a spectacular aura about
Basically a tie bar ties together the suspension components on the bottom of the suspension. In the rear it ties together or braces one of the wishbone pivots on each side. Don't know what it braces in front since nobody has one out yet. Although Neuspeed should be coming out with a front tie bar shortly. Now, strut bars brace the strut towers. Struts are the dampening shocks that deaden the bounciness that you get when driving over bumps. The struts attach to the frame and the frame is rather flexible. To stiffen the frame up in that one location you mount a strut bar. That's it. Both tie bars and strut bars are basically meant to stiffen the suspension, so that you get a firmer ride while cornering, turning, and so on...
Grey is offline  
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Honda Civic Forum
Replies
Last Post
juror
Mechanical Problems/Vehicle Issues and Fix-it Forum
4
1 Week Ago 08:52 PM
Marco83
7th Generation Civic
14
10-13-2018 11:13 PM
muniorbust
7th Generation Civic
33
08-31-2015 09:59 PM
civic98?
Mechanical Problems/Vehicle Issues and Fix-it Forum
4
08-13-2015 02:32 AM
NoobyKid
1st - 5th Generation Civic
4
07-13-2015 08:53 AM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Strut/Tie Bar Questions????


Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.