Would there be a clearance issue from welding a plate over the existing frame ??
( IE: spreading the handles a bit wider, or new wider bar location causing tire clearance issue)
If there are no issues I would weld a plate with two studs onto the existing side chassis. All painted up you shouldn't even notice the repair. Post up or PM me if you have any questions, should be easy repair to do.
Ariens 24" 910962 7HP
Ariens 24" 924117 Modified Pro 342cc / 15.50 GT.. Currently Under Construction and testing trials commenced .......
Ariens 32" 924044 Modified Pro 342cc / 16.50 GT
Ariens / Troy Bilt 36" Frankenblower 16HP
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Ariens 32" 924??? Double auger & impeller 14HP v-twin BEAST !!!
Plans are being drafted, parts are accumulating in the pile......