Thread: Street Mod.
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Old 05-30-2019, 10:25 AM   #2138
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Originally Posted by smoky View Post
So I could build my own u-brace, make it smaller in front to facilitate work on the car, then ballast it to weight the same as the OEM part. Would it needs to connect both side in the front like stock unit or could I make 2 independent rails that connect all OEM points? Ballast could be placed almost in the middle of the car where the stock unit ends, shifting 20lbs way back on the car. Could be an interesting winter project
That's not legal. Only the front subframe that holds the engine is allowed to be replaced with something that weighs as much or more. The u-brace is not allowed to be touched at all in SM. You can brace stuff in addition to the stock piece, but it has to be there.
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