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Despite looking convincingly factory made, every bracket on the chassis, including this combination engine mount and steering box bracket, started as flat plate. "A lot of them have the ribs on the outside edges because I tried to make all this stuff look like it was cast or something." His secret: "I took 1/8-inch by maybe about 1/2-inch flat stock and welded it around the edges of the pieces. Then, I just kind of filed it down until it looked like it was ribbed."