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Old 01-07-2007, 10:34 PM
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Originally Posted by DOUBLEDICK
I used a universal cross member that bolts to the bottom of the frame but installed it backward to allow room for the booster and drilled it for the 700r4 mount.Dave on page 10 post 143 has a picture that shows my exhaust about 5 inches away from my booster with no problems.If yours is much closer I would wrap the pipe with a heat shield just to be safe.In that same picture you can see my cross member and the spacer block I made the put the transmission at the right hight.Don't forget I raised my motor and moved it forward to center it on the radiator and make room for that 700r4 trans.Big blocks need more room.
I put a 16ga. shield below my booster/master/lines to protect it from the exhaust and other road grime. It's removable in case I need to get at it.
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