Finished the left side, installed and did a test drive. No more hopping on hard acceleration. The engineering change works.
Did a follow up call about making a tonneau cover. The supplier of the material has gone out of business and need to find an alternate source or material. The ideal is called fabric is called "Cambria" and searches find all kinds of things like tote bags, shower curtains, artwork, stonework and several places on the map.
Next project to replace the drive shaft tunnel and fabricate a center console.