Crooked Upper Torque box kit

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  1. NewToFord

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    I installed my upper upr torque box kit. I got all 4 bolts through the piece underneath and drilled the plate that sits in the car. The plate that sits in the car is crooked. The other pics that I have seen show that the plate sits straight. How could this be if all 4 of my bolts are caught and tight? Also the plate does not sit flush on the floor of the car, like I have seen in pics. Any suggestions? Thanks
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  2. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    First you more then likely drilled it wrong and not straight secondly I had mine not sit flat I just heated it with a torch and beat it in place before I welded them up
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    Do you have pictures to so it can explain what its actually doing?? I am a bit confused. My top piece is crooked, with pre-drilled holes IIRC.
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  4. NewToFord

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    I'll get some pics tomorrow. Just making sure if the inside plates being crooked is ok
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    Mine didn't either in the driver side , I had to use a bottle jack to straighten it out


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  6. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    It should be fine as long as its not like 45* crooked or something
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    How you drill the holes can affect it, but they're never perfectly symmetrical. This is not a UPR thing. This is an anybody's torque box plates thing. I personally snug the bolts, hammer the plates to shape them to the floor, then weld them in.
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  8. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    ^^this
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    correct
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  10. gearheadboy

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    You don't have the top plate upside down do you?
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