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Frame Access Hole

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Part of working on a well-used vehicle from the South is overcoming rusty and seized hardware. We had a crossmember-support nut break loose inside of the frame. To access the nut, we used a plasma cutter to cut a small hole in the inner framerail. If you don’t have access to a high-end cutting torch, we’ve also had luck using a hole-saw from outside of the frame.