Originally Posted by charlie264
I've always said modding the early frames is more advisable, its only a small amount of the webbing you need to remove and your adding extra support in that area anyway, to be fair its held up well.
Frog modded my design, I haven't heard of any probs.....
If your going to cut the plate, make the cut as rounded as possible, so no v point that can start a stress crack more easily.
Two years in now Charlie, still good as new, and I have absolutely no concerns with the mod I did. IF and it's a big IF it ever broke, who cares, it's not the motor and I'd do exactly the same and get another of yours.