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installed engine in chassis have to make a new trans crossmember does the engine get setup level at ride height or down in the back 3 degrees

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from the factory the manifold carb mount is angled forward 3* so the carb will sit leval @ 3* to the rear of the car, they put the engines 3* to the rear of the car so the trans hump isn't so big
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At ride height, put a level on the intake and make it level. The 3 to 5 degrees of motor tilt is designed into the intake.
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they put the engines 3* to the rear of the car so the trans hump isn't so big

Engines tilt down because of the driveshaft U-joint angles necessary for suspension travel.
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