[DML] Re: Front Strut Bar Question
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[DML] Re: Front Strut Bar Question



A local member of the DeLorean Midwest Connectiob club, who just 
happened to be the winner of the strut bar that Peter gave away in 
the raffle at Pigeon Forge, really likes his bar. He even had a 
local carpet man make a special trunk carpet that has a pocket built 
into it to go over the bar. I have not seen this carpet but I'll try 
to get a look at it soon. With such an arrangement you still have a 
carpeted trunk and the bar actually provides a nice "stop" to help 
keep things from sliding around in the trunk. Perhaps others might 
be interested in such a carpet if the price is right.

I'll see what I can find out about it and will let the list know.
Of course if you don't want to cut the original carpet its easy 
enough to get a new piece of similar looking carpet to use and set 
your original on the side.

Joe

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, <rob@...> wrote:
>
> Pete,
> 
>  
> 
> I agree with Tom that you should put it on and try it so we could 
here your
> opinion. A good customer of mine put one on his car and was 
impressed enough
> to have me order a second one for his other DeLorean while it was 
in for
> service. Although I was skeptical at first, for the same reasons 
as you are,
> on the initial road test it felt like the car had a crisper feel 
on initial
> turn-in for a corner and perhaps a flatter stance  (hopefully not 
the
> "placebo effect":) although I would need more seat time to very 
this and any
> other improvements. One negative is that it interferes with the 
trunk carpet
> positioning unless you're willing to drill holes in this currently
> unavailable part. Perhaps my customer (also a DML'er) would want 
to comment
> as well as he has both an early and a late VIN DMC with some what 
different
> driving characteristics and both cars have the strut bar. My 
initial
> impressions were positive.
> 
>  
> 
> Rob Grady, 
> 
>  
> 
>  P.J.Grady Inc. 



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