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What do you measure? Seriously. If anyone looks at my project, you'll see that I have a lot to do. I'm going to start on the trunk area. I need to replace at least one rear frame section, if not both.

What do I measure and where do I measure from? I know I need to make sure that I keep the same distance side to side, but how do I make sure I weld the rail section(s) on correctly (straight)? It's my first time and I DON"T want to mess it up!!!

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You need a copy of the frame measurements that might help. Let me know if you need one.
 
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Your project is nothing compared to what my was
I changed the complete full left side rear frame rail and the rear partial only on the right side.
Both trunk floor drop off,s and the trunk floor pan.
Then there was the floor pans, etc, etc, etc.
Anyways, find several reference points to use for measurment. Measure front to back, side to side and criss cross and height. Tack weld your frame in place, measured once, twice and again and again untill your satisfied. Finish welding in place and that sould do it.
Mine turned out perfect. Good luck
1965 Mustang, 289, auto
 

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The factory shop manual should have those measurements...at least the 67 manual does!
 
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