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Old 12-14-2014, 12:02 PM   #26
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Since my car's on jackstands as I type I'm going to use some flat 2* .25" wide aluminum to make a strap utilizing the 2 bolts already there to tie the center of the 'transmission' tunnel together. My main concern is the point at either end of the floor pan. I think the majority of forces push through the suspension in an upwardly direction and the lack of a roof creates flex. An 8 point cage counteracts these by directing them to the other end through the cage. Without that we have hinge- like flex points - no?
So, strut tower to floor, floor to strut tower. Or, next best thing- cowl to floor, floor to rr bulkhead? I want to trianglate these right angles.

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