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Old 02-24-2013, 09:15 AM
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I solved a similar situation (sbc 350/vintage air) with an extension on the thermostat housing (that I got from Vintage Air). It raises the thermostat, but in doing so provides a side port for your heater hose. the extension can be flipped, and/or rotated, giving you 4 options for pointing that port. Here's a link to their catalog page:
They call it a 'water neck riser'.
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