Originally Posted by perryg114
You going to weld some plates to the sides to strengthen that weld area? It will be weaker than the original frame if you just butt weld it together. Another piece of channel facing the weld would be even better. Also welding along a diagonal helps.
Yes, I'm going to 1/4" plate the joint, plus I'm welding an extra 4" channel underneath that from the axle mount plating(with some plating there too) back to the bumper to help with the rear end sag issues and accomodate the tanks.