[200q20v] Parts kit available for "Bernie brace" front strut braces

C1J1Miller at aol.com C1J1Miller at aol.com
Wed Apr 4 22:45:56 EDT 2001

You may recall fellow lister Bernie Benz's design for a strut shaft to strut 
shaft front brace for the type 44 (100/200/5000) cars (see:  
http://members.aol.com/c1j1miller/strutbrace.html  ) 

Back when Bernie first posted his idea to the list, there was a lot of 
interest and discussion.  Bernie's had these installed on two cars, and seems 
quite pleased with the outcome.

Fellow list member Dale McCormack took the initiative to find a machine shop, 
and coordinate the construction/purchase of the special parts needed to 
create these strut shaft braces.  With my encouragement, he's willing to put 
these parts together in a package for interested listers.
(Dale was kind enough to send me samples of the machined parts; they are very 

Here's the details; contact Dale, not me, if you're interested in these.
EarlyBird Discount thru 4/30:

There has been sufficient interest that ALL technical
components (rod
ends, jam nuts, strut adapter nuts) for your BernieBrace Strut
Reinforcement Brace are packaged
together.  You will
need to locally source (Home Depot, Ace Hardware, et.al.)
40" of EMT thinwall (aka conduit) tubing and perform some
"hand fitment"
to complete the job.  

For you EarlyBirds, there's a 10% savings (until 4.30.01)
too!  DEDUCT
it from the prices below.  (Refunds will be sent to those

Package Prices Postpaid (to one address):
        One car                                 $70
$63 EarlyBird
        Two cars                                $125
$112.50 EarlyBird
        Additional car(s)                       $55 (NO
EarlyBird Discount)
        Nevada residents add appropriate state tax

Insured Priority Mail INCLUDED
International Orders 
        Canada                          $3 additional
ground  $8 air
        UK & Europe                     $10 air

1) email your order (dale at themccormacks.org) 
2) make check or money order Payable and Mail to:
Strategic Business Systems, Inc.
3885 S. Decatur,  Suite 2010
Las Vegas, NV  89103

Yes, a website IS under development w/credit card
Available soon, but don't wait for it.

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