Ok, so referencing this pic i took a couple weeks ago:
I decided to just go for it, and notch it. Here's hoping i made it the right shape!
Frame all cleaned up:
Not real easy to see, but ive drawn several different lines on the frame, to try to figure out how i want to do this
The point of no return!
Here's the piece i removed for reference:
The rough mockup in cardboard:
And here's what i ended up with, original shape was pretty close:
...and the end result!
There is a ton of room. This has got to be good enough, altho im not gonna lie, im a bit nervous about this one. Mainly because i wont be able to verify its good until the motor goes in. Here's hoping!