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well after cleaning the gn i noticed what looked like a scratch, turns out its a small crack above the drivers door in the upper corner.
anything that can stop this, besides stop driving the car??
 

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Take off the turbo...that should fix it.


They are common and come from the torque of the motor and the fact that the car is getting old. The frame braces are supposed to stop them. Don't feel alone, most of us have them too.

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1987 GN 14" K&N, Accel yellow tops, adj. wastegate, adj. FPR, XP Armstrong hotwired, 160*-stat, Hooker 2.5" catback exaust, Thrasher chips, shift kit, trans cooler, vdo boost/oil/temp guages, scanmaster v2.1, T-Link, Kirban's front/rear frame braces, Hotchkis lower control arms, variable rate rear springs, GNX wanna-be rims, and the rest is stock as far as I can tell...or too meaningless to list.

1987 Cavalier Z24 daily driver. 3-chamber flowmaster and 135db worth of stereo.

Shaun
 

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Yeah, Dave!
That is what they are for!

The trunk braces may help more than anything other than a cage.

These cars all tend to crack at that point and in the front door jamb just below the windshield posts...would that be called the jamb as well?
 

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i got the windsheld post crack and my t-tops are cracking...
 
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