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05-15-2017 07:29 PM
John long
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Originally Posted by 123pugsy View Post
Did you hold the left one on the right side to see if maybe it's close?

Probably not, just a thought.
Interesting. I will. Just for curiosity.


LOL...Nope

John
05-15-2017 06:52 PM
123pugsy Did you hold the left one on the right side to see if maybe it's close?

Probably not, just a thought.
05-15-2017 06:20 PM
John long
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Other than drop a few bolts in some of the body mounts just to verify they line up I did not do any work.

One thing I did do was look at the front body mount with the idea of planning my attack at replacing them. I discovered the origional mount would almost work if I slid it sideways a couple inches.

While I do not intend to use any of the origional mounts, it appears making a couple of new ones will be very simple and straight forward

John
Photobucket has been all screwed up,lately. Here is the picture that disappeared.

John

05-13-2017 07:50 PM
idrivejunk Also an excellent choice
05-13-2017 07:25 PM
John long
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Originally Posted by idrivejunk View Post
John if you could parlay that shifter into this style of air cleaner I think it would look good. Of course you could always make something, too.

VINTAGE OEM 1965 1966 1967 PONTIAC GTO CHROME AIR CLEANER FACTORY GM | eBay



Whats all this about engine too low? There is no such thing!
That would work. This is what I have been kind of looking at with a set of stock chrome big block tin valve covers.

John

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05-13-2017 07:11 PM
John long Other than drop a few bolts in some of the body mounts just to verify they line up I did not do any work.

One thing I did do was look at the front body mount with the idea of planning my attack at replacing them. I discovered the origional mount would almost work if I slid it sideways a couple inches.

While I do not intend to use any of the origional mounts, it appears making a couple of new ones will be very simple and straight forward.

John

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05-13-2017 07:10 PM
idrivejunk John if you could parlay that shifter into this style of air cleaner I think it would look good. Of course you could always make something, too.

VINTAGE OEM 1965 1966 1967 PONTIAC GTO CHROME AIR CLEANER FACTORY GM | eBay



Whats all this about engine too low? There is no such thing!
05-13-2017 06:28 PM
123pugsy
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
FRUGAL

adjective fruˇgal \ˈfrü-gəl\
Definition of frugal for English Language Learners
: careful about spending money or using things when you do not need to : using money or supplies in a very careful way
: simple and plain




ROTF.......ha......
05-13-2017 03:48 PM
boothboy "FRUGAL

adjective fruˇgal \ˈfrü-gəl\
Definition of frugal for English Language Learners
: careful about spending money or using things when you do not need to : using money or supplies in a very careful way
: simple and plain"




Yes I understand that concept but in the statement itself it contradicts itself. That part about "needing". Of course you need it!! They're bright and shiny!


Mmmmmmmmm Shiny! (always followed by "gimmie, gimmie, gimmie!!")

BB
05-13-2017 01:36 PM
John long
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Originally Posted by 123pugsy View Post
Don't worry about that.
The extra space can be filled by a blower.

But, ya if the body is down all the way in the pic, it looks low.
I could be wrong. I'm gonna go out and open the hood on my pick up and see how far down it is.

Edit: 13-1/2" from the top of the firewall to the rocker cover.

Of course space is req'd for the brake booster.
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I'm thinking Hilborn Injection with 12" stacks. Or that Man-A-Fre with Slash Cuts.

BB

FRUGAL

adjective fruˇgal \ˈfrü-gəl\
Definition of frugal for English Language Learners
: careful about spending money or using things when you do not need to : using money or supplies in a very careful way
: simple and plain




05-13-2017 07:55 AM
boothboy I'm thinking Hilborn Injection with 12" stacks. Or that Man-A-Fre with Slash Cuts.

BB
05-13-2017 05:54 AM
123pugsy
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
..........................But the engine still looks too low?????
Don't worry about that.
The extra space can be filled by a blower.

But, ya if the body is down all the way in the pic, it looks low.
I could be wrong. I'm gonna go out and open the hood on my pick up and see how far down it is.

Edit: 13-1/2" from the top of the firewall to the rocker cover.

Of course space is req'd for the brake booster.
05-12-2017 09:56 PM
Rip VW I have to agree with John about perspective. When I built my 52 Chevy that 350 looked tiny sitting down in the engine bay. It was set at the correct angle and shaft height.

One thing I will mention is that the old Chevy of that era Pre 55 all had a long stroke 6 cylinder. That 6 was Tall. Now you install a v8 package it is about 1/3 shorter in height than that old monster 6 and it darn sure look lower in the engine compartment. I am thinking john is right on height wise cause that was about the same place on the firewall that my heads in my 52 were.

Looking good so far John.
05-12-2017 07:12 PM
John long
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Originally Posted by 123pugsy View Post
That orange looks good.
..........................But the engine still looks too low?????
05-12-2017 06:49 PM
123pugsy That orange looks good.
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