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I have installed my mock-up block and heads to my tranny . I'm fabricating the mounts for the front motor plate now. The mid plate template is in place, and waiting for headers. Once the headers arrive, i'll check them for fitment, then mark the frame where the mid plate will attach to the frame. I then will break my template away and weld mounts to frame. then break it all down. I had to set my valve covers on to check for clearance. It looks as if I will have to unbolt the master to remove the driverside valve cover, but the flexible Hydraulic line will allow me to do so without breeching the system. I will have to remove the heater blower motor to be able to remove the passenger valve cover. But HEY!....this is all going to work! Damn thing looks like a big block sitting down in there! I'm very excited! I had to set some goodies on there for some pics, minus the adapter plates. So, here's some pics.

http://loco4fomoco.com/mock2.JPG

http://loco4fomoco.com/mock4.JPG

http://loco4fomoco.com/mock7.JPG

http://loco4fomoco.com/mock8.JPG





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<font size=-1>[ This Message was edited by: FATNFAST on 3/21/06 8:51am ]</font>
 

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looking good,have you got the spacers for that manifold yet?if so,how do they look and fit
 

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Nice very sweet.
 

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Haven't got the plates yet, but will keep everyone posted. I have boss runners on the tunnelram base, We'll just bolt the plates to the heads then port. Then bolt the plates to the intake and port. It will work out great. They can keep the BA intake. hehe.
 

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very sharp!

would you mind filling me in on some of the details? I assume that you have a 408 clevor. What kind of cam, rods, comp ratio etc.
 

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By the way Nanders I love your Signature Saying!!! The chapter and verse referring to gear ratio made me Laugh out loud.

351W stroked 408 .030
12.5:1 Compression
Cleveland Heads 4v 61cc 2.19/ 1.71 Ferrea (Ported, just smoothed bumps and guide bosses narrowed)
264/274 650/666 Solid roller cam @50 106 Lobe Seperation
forged Eagle 4.0 crank, Eagle H-Beam 6.2 rods.
Wiseco Racing pistons
tunnelram with (2) 650 Mighty Demons
 

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Glad I could make you laugh, you may want to do something about your exhaust lift.

Is this going to be street driven?
 

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Well, the mock-up block and tranny were pulled out this weekend. My headers have been dropped off to get coated, and should be receiving those back in a few days. While I wait for the motor to be finished up, I plan on taking my ring & Pinion out of my current hog head to install in my new Curry 9+ 3rd member. I will also order my 31 Spline Moser axles and Daytona Pinion support. I have already purchased a billet yoke. I'll probably pick up some u-joint girdles for whatever those things are worth! hehe. I have a concern with my distributor situation....I have a small diameter MSD 351W distributor. BUT! the port plates could set the intake right into the bottom side of the distributor! I'm not too sure the Mallory Unilite will do the trick either. We'll see I guess... I'll keep everyone posted on my progress.
 

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You could always do this...



Thats a mallory crank trigger distributor that I made a spacer for and an internal extension to the distributor shaft. It was hitting my manifold before
 

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Mike I'm curious on your set-up. Can you elaborate more on what was done and how?
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I bought a crank trigger mallory distributor on ebay for $40.New in the box but it had an off center drilled hex hole on the bottom. Pretty much worthless unless you run a external oil pump which I am. Anyway for some reason which cant figure out edelbrock couldnt make the supervictors water passages to clear normal dustributors . The mallory top unit unbolts from the lower section. I machined a 2 1/2 inch spacer out of aluminum stock and removed the original bearing from the lower section. I machined a relief in the new top stub section for the top bearing . Then I machined a 3/8-16 bolt to 2 1/2 inch long and drilled and threaded the shaft section to screw onto the original shaft. Then I pinned the shaft and turned the whole mess back to standard. You can't even tell it was done and it clears everything. No one has ever picked out that it wasnt a factory job unless I pointed it out.
 
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