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We used some 13⁄4-inch DOM-tubing, some polyurethane bushings, some 1⁄2-inch bolts and some 1⁄4-inch plate to make a center transmission crossmember. It’s beefy and should clear the front driveshaft once installed. We bought and notched the four tabs that mount the polyurethane bushings and sleeves to the frame. This should isolate the vibrations from the drivetrain. If we have to remove the tranny for servicing, we can pull two 1⁄2-inch bolts and the four transmission mounting bolts and we are ready to go. We probably will need to build some kind of skidplate to protect the front output of the NP231J. We have a couple of ideas for how to add that later on.

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