With the crossmember conveniently removed from the path of the oil pan, it was possible to properly mock up the engine placement.
With the motor where it wanted to be, it was time to mark the body where the transmission interfered with the existing tunnel, which was everywhere.
Simply cut on the dotted line.....
The hole ended up creeping rearward, through the center crossmember
Motor and tranny hovering roughly in place.
Episode 5: Front Crossmember