Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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!
97 Trans Am - being modified for DD/Track Car use