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3 point tower strut brace and relocate traction control

I recently installed this 3-point Tower strut brace but could not get it on the car without relocating the traction control motor that sits on the drivers VC. I looked on Google for similar issues but couldn't really find much at all. 1 thread someone said they had put it behind the driver side Hood strut but I don't see how the heck they got that there. So I did some digging in my junk pile and just decided to mount it to the brace itself. I found a barn door handle made out of steel that had a nice curve in it that would fit the brace easily. I cut the handle into 3 pieces which you can see in the pictures here. And then drilled a hole so that I could mount the traction control motor on to the handle. I have it clamped up with some O ring clamps but eventually I would like to get it welded. I will be checking this for melty bits since it seems to be about three to four inches from the manifold and in the next month or so I would like to put headers on so this may end up getting moved again. Just wanted to show you guys my handiwork and see what y'all thought, thanks!
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