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BMW Motorsport X-Brace, x brace for All E36 and Z3 (P/N 51-71-8-410-212)

oem bmw x brace support 51-71-8-410-212

BMW OEM Motorsprot X-Brace for All E36 and Z3 BMW's

Kit includes everthing you need: including the x brace and all mounting hardware for a quick and easy installation with immediate results.

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BMW OEM X-Brace for All E36 and Z3 BMW
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M3, 318, 325, 328, Z3

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OEM BMW Parts - E36 BMW X-Brace for All E36 vehicles including the Z3. Get an instantaneous result when installed on your BMW. You will notice a dramatic increase in front end stiffness whne the OEM BMW X Brace is installed.
bmw x brace e36 3 series z3 51-71-8-410-212
X-Brace installed on E36 BMW

For improved turn-in response from your E36, few bolt-on parts are as effective as the BMW cross reinforcement (aka the x-brace) which is factory equipment on all E36 Z3, Convertibles, and the 1995 M3 Lightweight. By bolting the subframe (which the engine is mounted atop) to the chassis, you get far less movement when the car is turned left or right. As a added bonus, the x-brace covers the bottom of the oil pan, protecting it from curbs or other items which might otherwise damage the oil pan. The oil drainage plug is not inhibited in any way with the addition of the x-brace.

Installation is very easy. You must remove the stock rear support brace. Do not reinstall this bar in the holes located towards the rear of the car, a few inches away. In a head-on collision, the engine is designed to move downwards, away from the interior passenger cabin. With the x-brace AND the stock rear support brace installed, it inhibits this built in safety measure and may prevent the engine from moving downwards. After the x-brace is lined up and the bolts are inserted, it is ready to be tightened. You are now ready to rock and roll. Remember, don't overtighten the bolts as it may cause the nutserts to break.

The KO Performance OEM BMW X-Brace includes:
  • Brand new x-brace
  • All necessary mounting hardware
  • Quality BMW construction
  • Increases stiffness of the front end and body roll

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