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Chad started by removing the front and rear suspensions and sandblasting the frame to remove the decades of dirt and rust that would contaminate the weld. He welded a steel bridge to the frame to locate the engine, and was in the process of removing the stock center crossmember. The bridge had been tacked to the engine block to hold it in the correct position when the mounts were removed. Engine position (left to right, height, and angle) is critical for proper drivetrain geometry. The engine and transmission were removed once the proper locations for the new motor mounts were established.