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Question about installing stacks

I just boughty a set of Grand Rock 5" stack kit with 7" stacks and just wondering if when you cut the Y pipe into the box do you have to cut a little of that cross member under the box?? Just visually looking at it, it looks like it might be in the way. Just looking for some insight from others installs.
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I had to cut mine, about half way through. but I built my own set up.

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What did you use to cut through it?
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I just used a sawzall with a thin blade. You can make it turn a corner. A big hole saw would be much better though.

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Is it really a big deal cutting through it? Won't harm anything? I am doing it regardless but just wondering
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come to think of it. I think I had to cut all the way through it. it will weaken the front of the bed, but I have a tool box up there anyways so it did not matter to me.

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