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Old 03-25-2009, 10:53 AM   #1
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my own 6-point

being a student and all i dont have money to spare

so in turn i end up making many of the "performance" parts

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since not having money to buy some of Nick T's art work of parts

i in turn made me a 6-point brace for my vert

my materials came from an old coat rack (1" square tubing) and a 1ft section of 1" steel tubing

here is how it went...











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Does it use the same mounting points?
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some small steps were left out, but you get the idea

oh and this was in the background while working on my car



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Does it use the same mounting points?
all but the back left one (pass side)
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Interesting. How does it feel driving?
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Old 03-25-2009, 11:11 AM   #6
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lets just say im taking on/off ramps at like 10mph faster more comfortably
there was a deff improvement
if i had spent any money on this it wouldve been money well spent
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thats pretty impressive, good work. a definite must for verts.

you should have left it white though... it matched your headers
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GooD Looken "KRAftWORk"... On a NgCv I've Always Wanted to Make a "Ladder" Subframe Like the Ones For Convertable FoxBody Mustangs "don't Laugh I'm Serious" That Thing Fixed all the Cowl Shake by Tieing the Floor to the Front Subframe.. Hence the "LADDER".. Think about it... The Sport sedan CV Has a Double Floor "FISHPLATED" throughout the entire car to Make it Handle so well & Stay so stiff. Anyway Nice Piece!
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thats pretty impressive, good work. a definite must for verts.

you should have left it white though... it matched your headers
its no problem to repaint :P
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Mighty resourceful! Good work
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Mighty resourceful! Good work
what can i say, i get inspired by scavenging
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dude that's pretty sweet. care to make another one?
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dude that's pretty sweet. care to make another one?
i may consider that (for a price of course)
is your saab riding on stock springs
cuz mine is and my 6-point sit pretty low
(ill try to get a pic with a reference to show how low)
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no stock springs for me. i'm on swedish dynamics up front and eibach ERS in the rear. koni yellows all around. soon to be a cutom coil-over set up.... would love to see more pics of ur setup..
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That thing is sweet. I have the two point and it does add an extra inch and 1/4ish/ How thick is that at it's thickest point?

I want one though.... I'd almost be worth you making up a stencil kit or a step by step with measurements ex.

Nice work.
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That thing is sweet. I have the two point and it does add an extra inch and 1/4ish/ How thick is that at it's thickest point?

I want one though.... I'd almost be worth you making up a stencil kit or a step by step with measurements ex.

Nice work.
Any decent fabricator could mock one of these up for you w/o this info.

Kudos to grkguy89 on his resourcefulness w/ materials!

Btw nice AC Cobra! I assume it's a replica?
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Any decent fabricator could mock one of these up for you w/o this info.

Kudos to grkguy89 on his resourcefulness w/ materials!

Btw nice AC Cobra! I assume it's a replica?
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cant wait to install the weber carbs (8 of them) for the guy that owns it
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your turbo is missing.

other than that nice work, did you steal the coat rack?
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your turbo is missing.

other than that nice work, did you steal the coat rack?
no i didnt steal it (and if i did i wouldnt admit to it in writting)
it belonged to my church and i was to dismantle it and dispose of it.... i decided to use it instead
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