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BBK Strut Tower Brace - Chrome (86-93 5.0L)

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      Product Information

      Features, Description, Reviews, Q&A, Specs & Installation


      • Reduces Chassis Flex
      • Tubular Steel Construction
      • Bright Chrome Finish
      • Simple Bolt-On Upgrade
      • Fits All 1986-1993 5.0L Mustangs


      Reduce Body Flex. Excessive body flex is a known issue on the older Foxbody platform, that is why BBK Performance designed this Strut Tower Brace specifically for the 5.0L Mustangs to reduce that unwanted body flex for a tighter controlled driving feel. This BBK strut tower brace is a "must have" for all Foxbody Mustang owners.

      Superior Quality. Manufactured from tubular steel for superior strength, this Mustang strut tower brace is completed in a bright chrome finish for durability, corrosion resistance and good looks.

      Simple Bolt-on Installation. The BBK Strut Tower Brace is a simple bolt-on that clears the factory intake manifold and is easily installed with just basic hand tools.

      Application. This BBK Performance Strut Tower Brace is designed to fit the 1986 to 1993 Mustangs equipped with the 5.0L V8 engine, including the LX 5.0, GT and SVT Cobra models.

      Fitment: 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 Details

      MPN# 25040

      CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -


      Customer Reviews (7)

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      Ratings Summary

      4.4 out of 5 overall rating from 7 customers

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      • January 24, 2019

        5 1992 GT - Jeremiah Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        BBK Strut Tower

        The BBK strut tower was nice finish to my build. Not only was it stylish but also increased handleing of the car. I recommend this product to any one looking for car handleing and style.

        Helpful (3)
      • January 22, 2019

        2 1991 LX - GMACHOU

        Product misrepresented in photo...

        This item has no BBK badging or markings of any kind. I bought it to match up with other BBK under hood items that I have, only to find that this product had no badging of any kind. Also the bars had some slight yellowing of Chrome or discoloration in different areas on the brace. American Muscle was good in paying the return shipping, and taking the item back for refund though...

        Helpful (3)
      • December 27, 2018

        5 1989 GT - TinaJ Installation Time: Afternoon


        excellent transaction, perfect fit, fast shipping, great product My son is very happy with it.

        Helpful (4)
      • April 12, 2018

        4 1988 GT - 88GTConvertible Installation Time: Afternoon

        Makes a difference

        I have an 88 GT Convertible. Already with suspension goodies along with Crate engine, I'm down to the small details of my Mustang. So I was looking into what else can make my car ride better. I started reading up on strut tower braces. So I ordered, installed, and was finally able to take a good drive to see what a difference it made. I'm happy to say, I made a good purchase. Before, I still had body roll with Ford Racing springs and KYB struts all the way around. It's MUCH better now. If you have a convertible, this is a must have. Can't speak for the other Mustangs. The reason for only 4 stars. Yes, install was mostly easy. But not as easy as it says in the description. If you take your time and double check the locations you need to drill, it won't be a problem. Thank you American Muscle for another good buy.

        Helpful (8)
      • December 06, 2017

        5 1988 GT - KarenU

        Strut brace

        It's a Christmas gift, I don't know how my son likes it yet. But it had a quick delivery time.

        Helpful (9)
      • December 20, 2013

        5 1991 Other - Utricky12 Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Perfect Suspension Upgrade

        The BBK strut tower brace does exactly what it is designed to do. It made my 1991 Notchback LX handle like it was literally on rails. I can now take tight corners with ease. It takes the side roll feeling out of cornering. Great product. Highly Recommend. It looks awesome under the hood too.

        Helpful (9)
      • February 05, 2013

        5 1993 Other - PhillyPhil Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Another Great BBK Product

        installation was quick. love the chrome tubular look. Really opens up peoples eye when i lift the hood. Thanx AM. 5*

        Helpful (10)

      Questions & Answers (8 answers)

      5 Top Rated Questions

      Will this fit with my edlebrock rpm 11 performer intake manifold

      Will this work with carbureted cars?

      Will this fit with a go 40 tube style manifold with a 1 inch spacer?

      • The BBK Strut Tower Brace will have clearance for a tubular GT40 intake manifold, however there will not be adequate clearance for any intake spacers to be used.

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      Is this bar “solid”? Or is it hollow? The current one I have is hollow and I can bend it without max effort.

      • The BBK Strut Tower Brace will be tubular steel, as will all of the other strut tower braces we offer.

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      Will It work on the fox body with cobra intake and vortech supercharger?

      • Yes, The BBK Strut Tower Brace in chrome will fit with the Cobra intake and the Vortech Supercharger. The strut tower brace may need to be removed if a spacer is used.

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      Installation & What's in the Box

      Installation Info

      What's in the Box

      • (1) Strut tower brace

      Tech Specs

      Will It Fit My Mustang

      • GT - 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93
      • LX - 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93
      • Other - 86

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