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Old 01-08-2013, 08:12 PM
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Originally Posted by 454 Rattler View Post
Hi guys !

Could anyone tell me if this balancer is in the correct position ? It seems like it's in too far to me. The crank and water pump pulleys line up okay. This is on a 350 with a SHORT water pump.

I'm adding power steering to my 36 Ford with a Mustang II rack. I'm ordering a triple groove pulley and will probably space the steering pump out to match the outer groove of the crank pulley.

Any thoughts on the balancer depth ?

THANKS !!


454 RATTLER
As best as I can tell, yours looks OK. The end of the damper snout bottoms against the crank timing gear, so it can't go on too far unless you happened to grab a short snout damper from a SBC equipped w/a EFI/ECM reluctor ring (below, left).

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