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Old 04-26-2006, 07:01 AM   #1
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what's the big piece? shock mount?


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Engine crossmember......


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Hey, sorry for the dumb question, but will that ORD crossmember work for a BBC in my 78K10. ORD never replied to my email.
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Old 04-26-2006, 08:27 AM   #5
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that is not a dumb question, it is probably one that I should have asked.....give me just a second an I will call Denise.......
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Old 04-26-2006, 08:30 AM   #6
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No answer...I rechecked the website and nothing......

I am putting it under a 454 in mine...so we will see soon.......


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Old 04-26-2006, 08:40 AM   #7
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Well, I talked to Stephen..... and yes and no is the short answer

no van oil pans on 502's, no large aftermarket pans on any BB...

if it's a factory BB the hole spacing is different for the BB mounts as opposed to the SB ones, but it will work with their stiff motor mounts.......


Again, as soon as I pull the motor and cut out the old crossmember and mounts I wil let you know what I find....


Stephen did say that he has had several clients that just dropped in the crossmember, bolted it down and the BB just dropped in......



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Old 04-26-2006, 08:42 AM   #8
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Also, they will be offering a spacer kit or possibly offering a different crossmember that offer more space around the larger aftermarket/different configured oilpans, but will have less clearance for the suspension (we are talking fractions of inches here)

Bottom line, he said the crossmembers will fit any of our trucks with slight modification.
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Thanks for the info. Mine was a small block truck from the factory, so I had to make spacers for the 506. Are you using bbc or sbc mounts. Again, thanks for the follow up.
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No problem! Mine is a factory BB. I am going to use whatever works!
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I really like that engine X-member.



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It is REAL nice....the pic does not do it justice....
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You don't really need those greasable bushings. Just go ahead and send those on to me.

I'll give you a box of random Zuk parts in trade. I mean, you have to admit, your rig is sadly lacking in Zuk parts.

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random parts? can't you pretty much fit the whole zuk inside the box?
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what confuses me is someone living in the almighty KINGWOOD, drives a Badazz FERD, and is building essentially a gocart.......and on top of that is worried about a few bucks for some bushings......

come on X, you KINGWOOD types have money......
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What are the tabs for on each side of the oil pan? Not the ones near the frame brackets.
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What are the tabs for on each side of the oil pan? Not the ones near the frame brackets.
Thanks, I didn't want to ask that question, but I want to know.
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actually they mount to the bracket that bolts to the motor mounts.....

see the 2nd picture:

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actually they mount to the bracket that bolts to the motor mounts.....

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Thanks, i didn't notice that. Looks like a really good product. Will it go together if the truck still uses the (torque rods?) that reach down to the tranny cover?
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come on X, you KINGWOOD types have wives who know how to spend money, mortgages, kids, fat utility bills and a long drive to work every day at $2.79/gal......
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random parts? can't you pretty much fit the whole zuk inside the box?
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Thanks, i didn't notice that. Looks like a really good product. Will it go together if the truck still uses the (torque rods?) that reach down to the tranny cover?
...and that is another very good question...

i dunno??????
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