Sunday, July 12, 2020

Test Fit The Tranny

Before going whole hog and trying to put the engine/transmission in the car, I thought it best to do a test fit.  Fortunately, no problems were found.

This wasn't too bad.  I maneuvered the transmission into the car (that part was not fun--it's 50 pounds and awkward) and verified that the custom transmission mount would line up.  It does.  I had to 'clearance' the heater box a little, but it's not visible.

The hardest part was recreating the clutch slave cylinder line.  I decided to stick with the original slave cylinder, which meant the hard line had to be shortened and rerouted to the other side of the transmission.  That took a couple of hours, but the results look pretty good.

Now that everything fits, it's time to put it all together.
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