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Old 02-07-2024, 08:49 AM
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Why don't you see more cars with the Hotchkis Handlebars? Do they not provide anything? Are they not worth the money and effort? I bought a used set at a good price and installed a middle adjuster and taller ends to clear my valve covers. Can't really say if they helped anything or not.

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I can see the benefit more on a unibody when they are mounted on the shock tower as they reduce flex... but in your case they look cool and can't hurt.
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If you are road racing the car hard I would see how it helps to strengthen the car. For street duty don't see what it would do for you, beyond look nice.
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I used a set on my wife’s 69 convertible. They eliminated the dreaded convertible cowl shake. I had to modify them to clear the LS3 intake manifold.

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If you are road racing the car hard I would see how it helps to strengthen the car. For street duty don't see what it would do for you, beyond look nice.
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