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    1. #1
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      Mar 2016

      frame notching

      so, I have the tools to do the job, but I'M not experienced in this area at all.

      I need to notch the crossmember on my 69 Camaro to make room for the alternator. before anyone asks, no I cannot use different accessories.

      the engine is currently bolted down, and it's sitting on the front tires. my questions:

      1) do I need to get it off the front tires before I start cutting, or can I cut out the material while it sits on the ground?
      2)what thickness metal should I use to box it in after cutting out the material I need out of the way?
      3) any pro tips/tricks I should consider before I start hacking at my crossmember?

      i'm looking to do something like this: