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Custom Cradle Stiffener for all years by CC Rider
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Report this Post12-05-2012 03:16 PM Click Here to See the Profile for CC RiderClick Here to Email CC RiderSend a Private Message to CC RiderEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
SOLD OUT

Custom cradle stiffener to better strengthen the front tranny mount area.
We have seen hairline fractures between the bolt holes in this area with stock mounts and a 2.8 engine.
This is a bolt in or weld in application so it can be fully installed with motor still in car.
Can be bolted in from the bottom with only removing the nuts on the tranny mount for a quick short term fix.
Recommend to have it then welded on by muffler shop if no welder available at home.
Cradle stiffener will work on 84-88’s.
Highly recommended for higher HP application



Cradle Stiffener $25
Shipping and handling on Cradle Stiffener is $8.00 (US)

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Report this Post12-06-2012 12:39 PM Click Here to See the Profile for DonPClick Here to visit DonP's HomePageSend a Private Message to DonPEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Now this is a great idea. I've had two cradles suffering fractures in this area. And one was a 4-cylinder cradle! It took a lot of time to fabricate a repair, I would have spent the $ in a heartbeat.

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Report this Post12-06-2012 09:36 PM Click Here to See the Profile for CC RiderClick Here to Email CC RiderSend a Private Message to CC RiderEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Thanks for the comment!
That is why these were developed.

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Originally posted by CC Rider:

Thanks for the comment!
That is why these were developed.



Hey, that's a nice piece !

I see this was done on an 88 cradle. GM should of made this area using thicker steel.

Some spots I find they should of improved for a longer service life. I guess GM didn't design it to
last forever. That's where your idea / improvement pays off for us fiero owners that want to keep
our fieros on the road for many years to come.
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Can you post some pictures of the hairline fractures?
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Report this Post12-06-2012 11:57 PM Click Here to See the Profile for CC RiderClick Here to Email CC RiderSend a Private Message to CC RiderEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
I did a quick search and found a few posts about this issue. Don't have pics I can find at the moment but here is a link to show you the issue. //www.fiero.nl/forum/A...070315-2-075286.html

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Great idea!

This happened on my 88, with a 2.8

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Report this Post12-07-2012 05:40 PM Click Here to See the Profile for CC RiderClick Here to Email CC RiderSend a Private Message to CC RiderEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Thanks for posting!
Looks real familiar

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I now have three of them- thanks!
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Thanks allot!
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A very good idea.

When my 4.9 was installed, a 3/16 - 1/4 inch plate was welded in. This looks even better.

And yeah... Even a stock engine has enough torque to crack the cradle at the front trany mounts. Especially true on the 88s.

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Thanks for the post!
That has been my experiance as well.

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Will you be making more of these anytime soon?
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we are looking in to it.
Will keep you on the list
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Looks like a great idea, especially if you can install
without removing the engine (bolt in). I would be interested if
you make some more. Put me on the list.
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i will take a set as well. let me know when
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sorry to hear they are sold out. if anyone can sell me a set or let me borrow a set for a few days i could make a few sets as long as there is no prob with stepping on anyone's toes
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Report this Post03-05-2013 02:58 PM Click Here to See the Profile for CC RiderClick Here to Email CC RiderSend a Private Message to CC RiderEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
We are meeting with the fab shop next week so hang in there
Sure hope the price is the same - fingers crossed

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I'll buy one if you can get more made.
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Report this Post03-13-2013 12:35 AM Click Here to See the Profile for CC RiderClick Here to Email CC RiderSend a Private Message to CC RiderEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Good news
Fab shop is estimating around 3 week delivery and the cost should remain the same.
Please express interest ASAP to insure we make enough for demand.
(list moved closer to the last post)

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please add me for one to your growing list
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I was able to buy the one IntheLead got from you. So thanks to him and to you! Very nicely made
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Good deal

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Will these work with a 3800SC swap?
If so, put me on the list for one.
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