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So, as the carb mounting surface sits right now it is dead level. That puts the engine at about a 3 to 3.5 degree angle. Which I think should be fine, as it is the stock angle for a 429 anyway.

The diff angle was built in by quick performance when they built the 9" housing, based on the stock mustang II application, and my intended use for the car.
It probably follows then that all should be good. I just overthink things sometimes.
As far as I have learned, the idea of driveline phase is that under load both the diff and the trans should be at parallel angles. This places the driveshaft at an offset which makes for smooth running with no parasitic drag. If you run the driveshaft at non parallel angles or directly pointing at one another you run into trouble yes.
I am going to continue to research and measure lol...
 
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Man, even with that plate in the way you can still tell that you're gonna have fun trying to figure out your exhaust routing!! Otherwise that engine looks like it fits fairly well considering..... :D
 

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Ordering header kit today..Mid plate is almost finished, Started mocking up shaker and cut the hood. I think I may have to order the Starter so I know what room I have to work with as it is going to get real tight in there.
I am 99% sure I am going to go with the Sniper fuel injection, because its the only way I'm going to fit the shaker without having it too high for my liking. I was considering it anyway for ease of tune.
They have a matching ignition system also so it all ties together.
I want to start putting the firewall back in but I have a few more things to install that will be easier with it out ( starter, mid plate, headers)
 
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We is all dying to see this
Lol. Yeah me too. I have a couple pieces mocked up, should get the hood cut today. It's tricky because the engine is offset compared to the hood,, but the scoop is not. I am waiting on some more of the shaker parts to dial it in and get it located. I noticed while searching on the net that another guy put one in a II with a small block, and he used the whole filter assembly etc. looked like a nice clean job he did. Mine will be a bit different because I have no room for a conventional air cleaner set up.
 
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