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Finally A Strut Tower Brace For The Coupe

Old 05-20-2005, 09:01 PM
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Default Finally A Strut Tower Brace For The Coupe

This is the strut tower brace i developed for the G35 Coupe. Tell me what you think.

Pics are on my website at:

http://members.***.net/chadisrad/

Thanks,

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Old 05-20-2005, 09:29 PM
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Chad, that's frickin' awesome! How much???
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Old 05-20-2005, 09:45 PM
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Nice work Chad......u da man....im still waiting for the stickers you promised me that will add 5 horses.
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looks nice, who makes those??
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looks great, chad. how strong is it?
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thanks guys,

it is very rigid. i have added braces and gussets to every imaginable joint, and there is no flex. it took me about 12 hours to mock up and build, so i don't think i will be making another one...at least in this style.

Bomex180: if you find out who makes this awesome brace, please let me know. it sure is nice.

Chad
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Old 05-21-2005, 10:00 AM
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looks great. ?, did you loose the ability to use the engine cover?
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That looks great. Looks to me that it will work with aftermarket plenums as well, correct?
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Old 05-23-2005, 08:18 AM
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Chad, how much will you sell me your prototype? PM me over at Driver as I don't visit here often. ...or call me...310.818.1875

-Randy
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Old 05-23-2005, 08:22 AM
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Hey Chad.... It looks very clean.... and it looks like it will clear my engine/intake manifold even with the 1/2" Motordyne Plenum Spacer.....

I'm interested for sure, let me know how much....


Mark

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Old 05-23-2005, 09:08 AM
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Originally Posted by protocav
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Pics are on my website at:
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Chad,

As a Bulldog Exhibitor & Breeder I must tell you my favorite photo is that of Norm.
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Originally Posted by SaltiDawg
Chad,

As a Bulldog Exhibitor & Breeder I must tell you my favorite photo is that of Norm.
well thank you!!

he is a wonderful dog, and i love his markings.

thank you all for the compliments, and Randy, I will hit you up soon.

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Where did you find that red crinkle paint on your plenum?????
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Originally Posted by g356gear
Where did you find that red crinkle paint on your plenum?????
i used VHT high temp wrinkle finish that i bought at a local shop in SD. i cleaned the manifold thoroughly, and sprayed it on. after this, i baked the manifold in the oven for about an hour at 175 degrees. it is very strong paint. i have been pretty impressed. i have always liked the look of the type-R valve cover and 360 modena plenum covers, so i tried to copy them.

the strut tower brace ends are black wrinkle finish. i love the stuff.

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Right on Chad! That's thinking out of the box!
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Originally Posted by protocav
well thank you!!

he is a wonderful dog, and i love his markings.

thank you all for the compliments, and Randy, I will hit you up soon.

Chad
When?
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notice any difference in handling from that?
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