notice i reinforced the frame over the c-notch, top of frame is 1/2'' from the bed.
if you c-notch more you will have to raise the bed wood.
as is, i had to trim a bed wood bolt over the punkin.[/QUOTE]
I see your u-bolts go over the axel tube. Mine is a little different.
Take a look at my journal and you will see what I'm talking about.