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  1. 68stang68
    08-30-2018 02:01 PM - permalink
    just read through a 45 page thread on your car build.. amazing work.. I'm really hoping you can answer a quick question on how you handled something with your minitubs though. mine required me to trim away the flange on the rear frame rail, which is where the rear seat belt anchor was.. so it requires me to move it inward. did you have to do this? where did you place yours? i looked through pics and couldn't tell.. not sure if i should place on the inner flange or weld it up inside the frame rail...
  2. strokerman
    01-14-2018 03:46 PM - permalink
    true. think ill just install that bigger cam or call mark up first see what he thinks.
  3. ericcasas
    04-07-2016 01:09 PM - permalink

    I ordered the mono-leafs as suggested. I went with a 1" drop just to eat up some of that huge wheel well gap I was getting. I love your car's stance! I know you recommended a slipper type clutch to me earlier. The ones I'm finding make it more cost effective to buy a drag race AOD. :/ I found this on-line, though. Have you heard of these?:

  4. dennis111
    03-29-2016 02:29 PM - permalink
    No problem dude! Good Luck!
  5. ericcasas
    03-29-2016 11:52 AM - permalink
    O.K. Sounds good! Mono leafs it is! That will be my next move. Thanks again for all of the advice over the years!!
  6. dennis111
    03-17-2016 02:10 PM - permalink
    Sounds pretty nice now!

    I'd go with the Mono's over the 5 leafs as they give a better street ride and they are designed for use at the track.

    Be sure that your quarter panels will clear the tires if the car is lowered in the rear. Might also need to check shock clearance too as they may bottom out at the top.
  7. ericcasas
    03-17-2016 09:47 AM - permalink

    I have a quick question for ya! It's been a while since we've chatted but I have a 67 Coupe 351W 4-Speed w/ a 150 HP Pro Shot and 4.10 rear Detroit Locker, .646 lift solid roller. Street legal but pretty wicked to drive out there. I'm fixing to spray my car for the first time. I did a complete rear end beef up and I want to lower the car 1". With a manual trans, do you think I should go with the Cal-Trac Mono Leafs or stick with the normal 1" drop 5-leafs? I did the 6 cyl front springs w/ roller perches up front as you suggested. The nose hangs lower than the rear now and I want to balance the car out. Thanks!!

  8. 62falconjeff
    05-31-2015 11:23 AM - permalink
    Thanks , I just installed those a few weeks ago.
  9. 62falconjeff
    01-29-2015 03:01 PM - permalink
    Hi Dennis, just wondering what front springs you run on your mustang.
    Thanks, Jeff
    62 Falcon
  10. MrComaToes
    01-01-2013 03:57 PM - permalink
    My name is Brian, I have a 60k mile 1973 CobraJet Ranchero that was originally a 4 speed car (still has clutch pedal) converted to a C4. After searching for a year, I have found the correct RUG BG2 toploader, correct hurst shifter, bellhousing, z-bar etc. almost all of pieces I need to make it a 4-speed machine again. As you seem to be one of the most experienced people around here concerning Toploaders I was hoping I could ask you a question. What is confusing me, is the clutch release rod pivot and the clutch adjustment itself. According to my 73 chassis manual, mine should be a long, non-threaded clutch pivot on the lower z-bar arm, I can't find one, but I a short threaded one that I can either drill out and thread for the clutch rod I have, drill out larger to be unthreaded for the rod I have or find a clutch rod that fits it or something else altogether. My question: as a guy that has lots of toploader experience, how do YOU recommend doing the lower pivot/clutch adjustment?

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