Mk1 golf OMP Strut Braces? Fit Scirocco

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Mk1 golf OMP Strut Braces? Fit Scirocco

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Can any one give me a ruff idea wether these will fit a Mk2 Scirocco

All i know is the Mk1 Golf gti and Mk2 Scirocco have the Same Chassis A1

But are the Struts the same in terms of fitment?????

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/OMP-STRUT-BRA ... 2a113f1535
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Re: Does anyone Know?? Strut Braces

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I had front and rear strut braces on a rocco years ago. The rear one off a MK1 golf will fit no problem as the chassis is the same (Brunty will tell me if i'm wrong). The front one will fit but you will need to do a few mods to lower the header tank. Also, if you have a carb car it will be touch and go as to whether it will foul the air filter assembly, best to try before you buy if possible. Mine cleared the air box by about 5mm but rattled against it under heavy load.

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Just remembered where I got the ones I had:

http://www.trimsport.freeserve.co.uk/

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Re: Does anyone Know?? Strut Braces

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The front lower is definitely the same, the front upper will be variable on brand as Ryan mentioned some can catch the inlet or carb - hasn't Eefy done that? As far as stiffening the chassis goes I don't think you can beat a cage, you really can feel the difference :)
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I have the lower front one on Wildrider :-)
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Re: Does anyone Know?? Strut Braces

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I use the OMP front lower on my cars too :)
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Thanks For Advise everyone, Cheers

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westy_scirocco wrote:Can any one give me a ruff idea wether these will fit a Mk2 Scirocco

All i know is the Mk1 Golf gti and Mk2 Scirocco have the Same Chassis A1

But are the Struts the same in terms of fitment?????

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/OMP-STRUT-BRA ... 2a113f1535
Just a update , to the above item

Fits superb :D , with great results ;)

Front Upper Strut Brace
Bonnet Shuts with plenty of clearance from brace.
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Plenty of Clearance on the header Tank, no need to move :)
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Removal of the idle speed boost bolted to the inner wing, was refitted once brace was fitted over the top(no other issues) ;)
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Clears the Throttle Cable and bodies.
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Front Lower Strut Brace
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Rear Strut Brace
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Hope This helps, For anyone looking to Buy a set of Strut braces,

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£95 for all 3? Damn, that's some bargain!
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Re: Mk1 golf OMP Strut Braces? Fit Scirocco

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sorry abit late ot the party here, my front strut brace was a cheapish one, but yes i had to modifty the header bottle and trim the brace down to fit around it, currently tweaking it some more as its still hitting the bonnet :)
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