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  1. 67LSL
    11-22-2016 06:30 PM - permalink
    67LSL
    Thanks for the reply. Once we get the engine installed we'll close the hood over the intake, see how much room we have, and go from there. It's surprisingly hard to find details about air cleaner fitment using a Victor Jr intake! Lol
  2. 67LSL
    11-21-2016 06:35 PM - permalink
    67LSL
    Hi coolblue65,
    I saw a recent post where you said you had the FiTech injection on a Victor Jr intake. I'm about to install an engine in a '67 coupe with the same induction setup. I've ordered motor mounts with a 1/2" drop. With the motor dropped 1/2" do you think I will be able to cram a factory air cleaner under the hood? What air cleaner are you using?

    Thanks in advance for the reply. More details about my car can be found at: http://www.martysmustangmadness.com/67lsl.html
  3. Honolulu Ford
    03-27-2016 02:35 AM - permalink
    Honolulu Ford
    In my 66' using with a Tremec 3550 with a mount specific for this no mod was necessary. However this particular mount (no longer sure of manufacturer) the transmission (at the crossmember) is dropped about 1". I later cut the top section of the factory brace above the trans and reinforced with steel bar stock gaining clearance. I then put a 1" aluminum spacer on the trans mount pad raising it to the factory position. It is tight in the tunnel but the trans does not touch the tunnel.

    John
  4. stankycat
    07-06-2014 09:37 PM - permalink
    stankycat
    Hi,
    I was reading over some old posts, and read that you have a 347 with a tremec installed in a 65/6 mustang. You were saying that no modification was done. I am doing the same thing, and I just installed the transmission up in the tunnel, and I have lots of issues. Are you saying that there is no modification is needed? Any insight would be helpful.
    thanks,
    Orie

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    ET: 12.7@109 mph
    ENGINE: FiTech EFI, DSS 347, AFR 185s, Vic Jr, XE274HR cam, MSD ign, Hooker Headers, Magnaflow exhaust
    DRIVELINE: Tremec 3550, Pro 5.0, Fidanza AL Flywheel, McCleod clutch, 3.55's, 13" GT Front & Cobra Rear brakes
    SUSPENSION: 17" TTII's, 235/45 tires, 620 coils, Shelby drop, 1" & 3/4" sway bars, Monte Carlo bar, S&T strut rods, Bilsteins, & roller perches

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11-20-2016
09:34 PM - coolblue65 quoted Roddster in post Transforming a 2012 Shelby GT500 into 1967 Shelby GT500
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10-17-2016
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10-16-2016
11:28 PM - Nailbender quoted coolblue65 in post Getting ready for Fitech install
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10-14-2016
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10-13-2016
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