I thought you should put the tranny such that it is in line with the
rear. This way the u-joints are straight.
On Tue, 5 Sep 2000, Mark Self wrote:
> I started to install my Olds 4-3/TH-350 in my '55 1st. Chevy 3100. As i was
> positioning the combo in the frame. I was raising the tailshaft to get the
> TH-350's pan surface paralell to the ground. When I thought it looked about
> right, I climbed out to check the carb throat to see if it was horizontal.
> It wasn't.
> How are you supposaed to position the engine to get the carb setting the way
> it should? I always thought you wanted the carb throat surface to be
> horizontal. But, if the TH-30's pan surface isn't paralell to the ground,
> won't this cause problems?
> Any feedback will be appreciated.
> Mark Self
> Redlands, CA
> '55 1st 5-window 3100
> "Sentimental Journey"
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