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Hi all - does anyone know the dimensions and material thickness of the framerail going over the rear axle, on a 1970 Torino? Don't have the car in front of me but going to be practicing my welding skills after work and want to do a mock-up of the physical arrangement there. Going to be installing panhard bar bracket and brace. Thanks!
 

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My 1970 Mustang which should be the same as a Torino is .078-.082. In some areas of the frame it's doubled up so over an 1/8 th.
 

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Would anyone know the best way to weld and reinforce a 1/4 inch bracket onto a framerail like this? Like boxing the rail or adding a backing plate?
 
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