You could but what is the point, A touch plate sets the bit height relative to your work surface. the z plate has nothing to do with either one.
I’m not understanding the giant steppers, the power is irrelevant if you got anywhere near that on any point the frame would rip apart? With the 76oz/in 17’s in series I think I can rip the frame apart. Like trying to hold a jet engine while on rollerskates?