I just got back from the longest 24 hour period of my life. Pics will shortly follow. If there is anybody here with crossover steering that hasn't reinforced their frame at the steering box, make that your weekend project SOON. I know, I should have known better--but I know there are a few of you guys out there still, that like me, have been putting this project off for a while. I had intended on doing the weld in kit this Sunday with my buddy, just for the hell of it. Unfortunately, Wednesday night, I completely ripped my steering box off the frame. Before I got my frame, it had been cracked and welded up. It never looked that bad but I intended on fixing it anyway just in the interest of avoiding future problems. Luckily, when it did rip off, I was at the trail head. Had it done that exact thing not 30 minutes before then, I was back in the woods pretty far, to the point where this repair would have had to been done on the trail which would have been an absolute disaster. Those of you that have done this mod, I don't know how long it took you but it took me a total of five hours to do the weld in kit including taking it all apart. This of course not including the time spent going and getting my truck from the trail head with a trailer because I had ABSOLUTELY no steering, the steering box was just hanging there. I have come to the conclusion that crossover steering puts tremendous stress on the frame in this area, MUCH more so than front to back steering. Combine that with a front locker and big tires and it is literally an accident waiting to happen. I'm just so fortunate that mine quit where it did instead of on the road somewhere or back on the trail miles from a nice shop with welding equipment. I am going to be adding the bolt on brace as well and will probably be coming up with something for the back side of the frame so I can tie it in to the upper and lower portions of the C channel so it doesn't rip the frame apart again. It's amazing how tight my steering is now. It didn't seem messed up before, but it's much better now. First trip with front locker and I ripped the frame apart, and I wasn't on the trail except one hour.