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engine angle

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 1979jimmy350, Aug 15, 2006.

  1. 1979jimmy350

    1979jimmy350 1/2 ton status

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    i am doing a custom engine install and am getting ready to mount the tranny, what is a good angle to have the engine sit at in relation to the frame?
     
  2. sledheadak

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    set it so the carb mounting flange on the intake is level
     
  3. southernspeed

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    Don't worry too much about your engine angle. Get your trans/t-case where you want it to be so you can have good UJ angles.
    As long as the dizzy ain't touching the bulkhead(or likely too) and your fan ain't going to cut a hole in your rad you'll be ok.
     
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    The stock angle for the driveline in my in my K10 is tilted 6* back with respect to the frame.
     
  5. 4X4HIGH

    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Back from my race car days you want the carb surface between 2-4* tilted backward.
     

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