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Underside Spare Tire Pocket

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This shot details the underside of the spare-tire pocket. We had to cut the factory rear crossmember to allow for clearance (green arrows). Initially we were hesitant to butcher this crossmember for fear that it might significantly weaken the rear portion of the frame, not to mention that this crossmember provides all the stiffness to the driver-side rear upper shock mount. We're still unsure if we'll need to brace what remains of this crossmember, but at least we have an unrestricted area to run bracing if it is required