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Old 02-13-2014, 10:23 AM
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Frame boxing

The stock frame on my '37 Dodge Business Coupe has a big X-cross member in the middle and is factory boxed front and rear of the X. Should I box the frame in the middle for more strength? I plan to install a small block V8 and IFS.

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I don't think I'd fool with it. If you were going to be using the car in competition drag racing, yes, you'd want all the help you could get. But with a small block in a street driver, there's plenty of strength there from the factory in my opinion, as long as the metal is not all rusted through.
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Thanks, Tech. That's a nice '59 Elkie. Just finished my '68.
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