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Got two more items crossed off... The radiator fits (barely) and the hood actually clears the belt cover with room to spare! Waiting on one more wiring harness before we try and fire it for the first time.
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Old 06-25-2020, 05:40 PM
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Wow that fan is close...I'm guessing you already tried to make more room based on everything else you've done.

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Old 06-27-2020, 10:24 AM
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The fan is as close to the engine as I can get it without running into the balancer. Funny thing is, this engine is 3/8" shorter than the Chevy powerplant that came out but due to the thicker radiator the fan ended up in the same overall position as it used to be. There's little to no front to back movement of an engine/trans combo when running so I should be fine...

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Wow that fan is close...I'm guessing you already tried to make more room based on everything else you've done.

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Old 06-27-2020, 02:19 PM
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There's little to no front to back movement of an engine/trans combo when running so I should be fine...
Until you need to change the fan belt.

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Old 06-29-2020, 09:44 AM
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Until you need to change the fan belt.
Yeah... that's true. Good thing it's new!

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Old 06-29-2020, 08:33 PM
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Job well done!!!

Couldn't think of a better car to put one of those engines in!!! The small amount of cubes needs a car that is as light as possible, you have got that accomplished!!!

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Is that an Acadian grille? If so, nice touch...

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Old 06-30-2020, 10:17 AM
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Is that an Acadian grille? If so, nice touch...
Yes, it is. Even though Acadian was never a Pontiac, they were sold at Pontiac dealerships in Canada so close enough, eh? I've also got a set of OHC 6 badges that will end up on the front fenders.

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