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    GT Spec Trunk Brace

    I have a trunk brace for a Sedan what piece do I need to convert it to be able to use it for a P5? Is it possible without the piece has anyone modified anything to be able to mount it to a hatchback?

    I know it's a long shot and if I cant do it then I'll just keep it in my sedan but I'll be driving my hatch more than my sedan.
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    IIRC, trunk cage for hatch attaches to rr stb somehow and is shaped different than the sedan version. Trunk cage is only gt spec part missing from my car. I just never went after it because I didn't want to clutter up the hatch area any more than just having the stb back there. Here is a pic of it....kinda....doesn't show floor piece but you can see how it affixes to stb on each side.....


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    Totally different. You cant modify to fit without extensive cutting, welding etc, and Im not even sure thats possible. Not worth the trouble.

    Heres my P5:
    http://s50.photobucket.com/user/ogsk8er/library/?sort=3&page=19

    Heres the sedan version:
    https://www.mazdas247.com/members/CitizenPro/GT_Spec_Trunk1.JPG
    https://www.mazdas247.com/members/Ci...pec_Trunk4.JPG




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    Iíll buy your sedan trunk cage
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