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Old 09-05-2014, 07:48 PM   #57
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Originally Posted by Alex Buchka View Post
Mounting it straight up with a 960 oil pan, power steering rack, and unmodified fire wall is questionable. It's absolutely possible and doesn't present any issues except for the fact that the motor ends up very far forward. Far enough to where your fist would easily fit between the back of the head and the fire wall. Now that I think about it, the distro might actually still fit if you go this route. Personally it's way too far forward for my taste.

I say either keep it tilted and bolt on the 960 stuff or hack up the firewall and make everything from scratch like karl and I are doing.
hacking the fire wall is going to be the best look I think.
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