In Reply to: strut tower brace, specifications posted by Peter Grefberg on October 23, 2000 at 08:46:42:
Does anyone knows where to find info about the specs for a strut tower brace, lenght, angles etc ?
Z3, 1.9 -97
It must be possible to manifacture this one for much less money than all offered alternatives.
Thanks in advance
Peter, I share your feelings, that's how I got started in the business. I didn't want to give Dinan $400 for an item I could make better and for less money. In my case, I fabricated the entire strut by hand except for the tower plates. That requires CNC machining and you have to pay someone to write the software to do the job.(unless you want some Micky Mouse result) That's where the expense comes in. If you make one strut for yourself in a quality comparable to the Strong-Strut, you will be looking at about $500 to $600. There is some satisfaction to the do it yourself aspect. BTW that first one barely resembles the design we currently have. It has been constant upgrading and writing new software programs. Hope this sheds some light for you. Paul E.