The boxing plates typically require some trimming for length. On the front plates, Chad measured forward from the point where the 'rails start to taper upward toward the front. A few inches will have to be removed from the front of these plates. And since Ron's Model A retains the original front crossmember, the plates will also need to be cut and notched to fit around the narrow pan at the rear of the front crossmember. After careful measurements, this plate was ready to be cut.