Engine braces group buy


Simon

GT Owner
Mark II Lifetime
Feb 19, 2013
1,135
Houston
I have a set of upper and lower OEM braces for sale if anyone is interested?
 

AtlasGT

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Sep 24, 2021
19
Just sent you a PM.
 

mikeh2

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May 2, 2020
7
any updates on completion?? tks MikeH
 

pe2unia

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any updates on completion?? tks MikeH

Finishing up the third phase of four. It won't be long now
 
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mikeh2

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May 2, 2020
7
Finishing up the third phase of four. It won't be long now
Excellent!!!
 

Brian GTS

GT Owner
Feb 10, 2020
11
Getting any closer? Stocking stuffer perhaps? :)
 

pe2unia

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Getting any closer? Stocking stuffer perhaps? :)
Probably not going to be stocking stuffers but a new years gift to yourselves. I will be shipping them as the forth opp completes each lower and final brace. I will be shipping starting from the top of our list and going down the line as each lower and final brace is complete. Thanks for everyone's patients
 

mikeh2

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May 2, 2020
7
Any updates on the timeline of when the braces will be produced?
 

extrap

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Jul 16, 2020
1,182
Gainesville FL
When it comes time to install these, is frame support needed? ie should the jack point below the fire wall be used to provide some lift to the middle of the car? And / or should ya just do 1 brace at a time? Or is none of that needed, just un-bolt all 4 and pop the new ones in?

Oh ... or are instructions included?

I'm just picturing removing 1 and the center of the car sags! :eek:
 
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PeteK

GT Owner
Apr 18, 2014
1,759
Kalama, Free part of WA State
It won’t sag. The rest of the structure is pretty stout. Think about the X1’s.
 

HighHP

GT Owner
Jun 3, 2019
315
Spokane, WA
It won’t sag. The rest of the structure is pretty stout. Think about the X1’s.

OK Pete. I know you know better than that. You know it will sag.....some. The question is how much. :)
 

PeteK

GT Owner
Apr 18, 2014
1,759
Kalama, Free part of WA State
A few thou? Only one way to find out!
 
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Shark01

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Jul 22, 2012
429
Houston Texas
So for anyone who has installed these, what is the procedure? I'm getting a little concerned...
 

pe2unia

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So for anyone who has installed these, what is the procedure? I'm getting a little concerned...
unbolt the OEM and bolt the new braces on. I suggest having a blanket under your work area just in case you drop something and be careful of the rear glass during the install.
 
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pe2unia

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The day has finally come for the first seven on the list (Thank you for your patience). I will start the shipping process this week after payments are made and PM's will go out. All other orders will follow as soon as they are complete. Unfortunately we need to add $140 to each order as the material, labor and hardware has gone up. If you have changed your mind please let me know so I can move down the list. Thanks again!
 
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pe2unia

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Unable to reach Ravage via PM. Please reach out to me soon or I will go down the list to the next person.
 

Shark01

GT Owner
Jul 22, 2012
429
Houston Texas
unbolt the OEM and bolt the new braces on. I suggest having a blanket under your work area just in case you drop something and be careful of the rear glass during the install.

Do you install them one at a time as people above are suggesting so there is no sagging occurring? If so, what is the best order to do it? Do you recommend something like lower driver side, upper passenger side, etc?
 

extrap

GT Owner
Mark II Lifetime
Jul 16, 2020
1,182
Gainesville FL
The day has finally come for the first seven on the list (Thank you for your patience). I will start the shipping process this week after payments are made and PM's will go out. All other orders will follow as soon as they are complete. Unfortunately we need to add $140 to each order as the material, labor and hardware has gone up. If you have changed your mind please let me know so I can move down the list. Thanks again!

OMG, that figures! I'm 8th on the list :eek: 😂 I'm ready to pay immediately, if somebody above me bails out ... 🙂
 
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pe2unia

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Do you install them one at a time as people above are suggesting so there is no sagging occurring? If so, what is the best order to do it? Do you recommend something like lower driver side, upper passenger side, etc?
Install them one side at a time installing the bottom first and the top last. No sagging will occur.
 
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Ravage

GT Owner
Mar 24, 2007
67
ABQ
Unable to reach Ravage via PM. Please reach out to me soon or I will go down the list to the next person.
No PM came through! I'm ready if I haven't been skipped yet.
 
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