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This was the difficult part: taking the pieces you see in the first photo, and making it into what you see in the second one. When we had our spoilers waterjetted, we also provided a design for a strut mounting bracket (the two triangles and rectangle with holes). We TIG-welded the three pieces together to form a U-shaped bracket that could retain one end of a small Heim joint. We made 10 aluminum brackets and 5 strut assemblies in all. The strut assemblies were made from 10-32 Heim joints (5 right-handed, 5 left-handed) that were screwed into 1/4-inch aluminum rod which we tapped with the appropriate dies. The tie-rod ends cost $5.50 each, and the jamb nuts were $15-all supplied by Ellis Racing in Phoenix (800-969-0450).