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Make sure to have the shock tower/bridge member welded at the corners where it meets the unibody structure. You need to beef up that joint with plate steel because it wants to pull away from the longitudinal structure. Right now you're only reinforcing the top of the damper "tubes" with those Tarett gussets, which basically prevent the coilover from punching through.

This link has some good info in it and notice the link in my post where BarryJB shared some good pictures of the damage that coilovers can do to the bridge member.

rear shock tower reinforcement
Kevin L
Present: '86 Carrera, 89 Corvette Z51 6spd
Past: '87 Carrera, 79 911 SC widebody racecar
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