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Old 09-08-2012, 10:23 PM   #1
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New Strut bar

Can't leave anything alone. Just got it fabricated and welded up tonite. It probably won't do alot but I'm still considering triangulating forward. Made it out of 1" stainless steel. Didn't cost that much 20 dollars for about 10 feet. Cheaper than the plain steel at the hardware stores. Why "Because RACECAR"


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Old 09-08-2012, 10:25 PM   #2
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Nice concept. You should defiantly talk to Tom and start selling them.
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Nice, paint to match?
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very nice work, how long did it take ya to build? Interested in building another?
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very nice work, how long did it take ya to build? Interested in building another?
About 20 hours in it. I don't think I could make a dime on these, pretty labor intensive, because there is a ton of fitting to get around all that plastic stuff and battery cover. The strut cap plates are flat but cut some steel to wrap around the plate to give it more strength. I have to take it back out to finish, I'll probably take more pictures.
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Nice, paint to match?
Might paint, it looks pretty good as brushed stainless.
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Might paint, it looks pretty good as brushed stainless.
You did a Hell of a job
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Hmm, I see potential for sales here.
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Unfortunately, the MK3 Focus doesn't even need a strut bar. There's a pretty solid factory piece hidden under the cowling already.

Nice work, though.
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Looks great! Cleans up that void behind the motor some. Maybe rub it down with a Scotchbrite pad to give it more of a brushed stainless look.
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