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Old 09-04-2018, 09:28 PM
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i found this oil pan at summit
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it will work but I will check my measurments to make sure. (and call FR)

making a small dent may work too... lol
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Old 01-27-2019, 01:24 AM
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Flaming river was not much help so I stopped working on my vette until tonight.

I bought a couple shims to raise the engine about 3/8", I mocked up the cradle with the rack and pinion to make sure I was ok on the clearance. So far so good, everything clears with about 1/4" to spare.

Hopefully I'll have time tomorrow to work on tightening everything up and installing the stearing linkage.
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Old 02-26-2019, 01:43 AM
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Got the FR R&P in and tighten up. Everything went in smooth. Have full turning radius and it's tight. I'm installing a serpentine drive system, electric fans, and I'll drive it to the shop to get an alignment done.

The FR instructions weren't very clear and I couldn't find anything on you tube that was up to date. With that being said, the steering is really smooth. It's an expensive system but hopefully it will be worth it.
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Got any pictures?

Is the Flaming River setup power or manual?
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The system I bought is a power system and yes I took a lot of pictures because there isn't much on the assembly. Is there an easy way to upload the photos?
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Got the pan clearance figured out ? If your oil dipstick is on the passenger side then I have a stock style oil pan that I had on my 383 before I installed a 7qt pan, send a PM if you want it.
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Old 03-28-2019, 11:25 PM
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Hey I appreciate that but I ended up using a couple of shims on the motor mounts raising it enough for the clearance I needed. It worked out great. My dip stick is on the drivers side though.

If anyone wants to know about the Flaming River install on the C3, I took better photos so you can see how nice it is. It was expensive but worth it. I'll get the photos posted soon with more details. I really like the cradle system. I have yet to drive it... lol soon though...
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