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With all the outer crossmembers in place, the inner crossmember/X-member is built in pieces and tack welded in place. Fatman builds this piece with routing holes for the exhaust system so no matter how low to the ground the car is set, the exhaust won't be scraping pavement. The forward exhaust holes are oblong to allow for movement of the exhaust system for installation and removal. Placement of this structure is critical because the transmission mount bolts to the front, so there's no such thing as measuring too many times before tack welding everything.