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Engine location - Offset?

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Engine location - Offset?

Post  87-944S on Sat Jan 29, 2011 7:35 pm

Well, I was measuring the area under the nose panel for a potential intake setup, and noticed my engine is not exactly centered. It is about 3/4 inch or so closer to the passenger side. What are you guys seeing with yours? The thing is, there is not a whole lt of room between the driver's side header and the frame rail. So I don't even know if I can correct this. Evil or Very Mad

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Re: Engine location - Offset?

Post  xschop on Sat Jan 29, 2011 10:02 pm

You're fine. Even after moving my engine back, I left it about 3/4" to the passenger side for more steering shaft/header clearance for when the rubber engine mounts begin to sag (then I'll go poly).
If you think about it the rear CV's don't even see a degree in change....

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Re: Engine location - Offset?

Post  Admin on Sun Jan 30, 2011 8:14 am

I think every V8 out there is set to one side a little, Even our V6 conversion that we are working on is set to one side .


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Re: Engine location - Offset?

Post  87-944S on Sun Jan 30, 2011 8:28 am

Tjanks for the replies, this was driving me nuts! Skywalker was kind enough to measure his last night, his is dead center. I had visions of digging out the cherry picker to shift the engine.

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Re: Engine location - Offset?

Post  Jim7 on Tue Jul 23, 2013 9:30 am

I was searching for something else and came across this thread. This has been driving me nuts for months as I couldn't do better than 3/4" off set and had visions of headers not fitting. Good to know.


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