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      10-04-2012, 01:07 PM   #1
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//// Dkf Is Testing New Strut Tower Brace ////

DKF is testing finial fitment of new strut tower brace. Looking for a z4m or z4 in the Illinois area to help with the testing. If interested Pm. Thanks for your help.

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      10-04-2012, 01:10 PM   #2
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Gooooo Dkf!!!!!
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Gooooo Dkf!!!!!
Yep really need some help with this one!!!! Hope to find someone in IL or close to be willing to help. Thanks
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Gooooo Dkf!!!!!
I wondered what happened to this.
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      10-04-2012, 03:36 PM   #5
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I'm in the nw burbs. Gimme a call.

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Gooooo Dkf!!!!!
I wondered what happened to this.
We hope we can find a car close so we can make any final adjustments need to make this mod a bolt on and go. Also resolve any access problems if there any.
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      10-04-2012, 03:49 PM   #7
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yoda...... i am glad you have entered the boards!! Email sent and now sort your pms, i cant message you.

now someone local get to doug and ge one of these awesome braces so i can get one on my car!!
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      10-04-2012, 06:36 PM   #8
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LOL... just realized you're way out in peoria.

If you cant find anyone you're welcome to test it on my car if you can do it on a saturday... I live in chicago so its kindof a drive for me. My number is in the post up there ^
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      10-04-2012, 09:22 PM   #9
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Pics of the brace?
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Pics of the brace?
here are a few pics of the proto type bar ends all be closed in nicely and welds cleaner. the stress test we ran is on you tube
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      10-05-2012, 12:19 AM   #11
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sorry the pics are so big was my first shot at placing pics in post must need more practice any words of wisdom welcome lol

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Sure looks like a comprehensive brace, and man, it sure is red.
You can prescale the pics to about 75% of original size using the photo editor of your choice before attaching them.
I like GIMP, because its GNU, and you can't beat that price.
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The stress test for the DKF Brace is at this address
http://www.zpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=671650



am shocked it worked talk about luck lol

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Sure looks like a comprehensive brace, and man, it sure is red.
You can prescale the pics to about 75% of original size using the photo editor of your choice before attaching them.
I like GIMP, because its GNU, and you can't beat that price.
Thanks Yea they are kinda big and realllllllly RED so old people like me don't have to use their bifocals lol used red to get contrast against engine compartment and it really did the job Think we will tame the production colors down a little lol


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We really need a local car to help with final fitment. If you can help PM please
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BUMP ........ anyone close to peoria with a z4 or a z4m that is willing to help with testing
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BUMP ........ anyone close to peoria with a z4 or a z4m that is willing to help with testing
Curious to know if this will be available in Aluminum ?
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BUMP ........ anyone close to peoria with a z4 or a z4m that is willing to help with testing
Curious to know if this will be available in Aluminum ?
Not as of yet but that thought has crossed our mind once or twice.
We are trying to find a test car now any ideas.
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Not as of yet but that thought has crossed our mind once or twice.
We are trying to find a test car now any ideas.
I was in the cue to test fit when G' was working on it here in SoCal. I'm surprised there isn't someone near you in Illinois.

Spread the word guys...somebody knows somebody surely !!
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Will this clear the oil filler cap on a 3.0Si?
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Will this clear the oil filler cap on a 3.0Si?
I will look this up during the weekend and get back to you, but I believe that it should not be a problem.
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