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TKO 600 fitment

Post by tubage » Wed Jun 13, 2012 10:17 pm

I have had all these parts for years. Installed and uninstalled and back again and again and again. By all my measurements, the tail housing is 2 inches low when I jack it all the way against the floorpan. Every one I have read about says they fit with a little massaging but I don't see it. I am looking for some more accurate input. I know I can cut the tunnel and redo it but would rather not. Please let me in on any information you have. I really want to get this going this summer. Chris

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Re: TKO 600 fitment

Post by Doober » Thu Jun 14, 2012 10:24 am

Check out Meat Drapes' thread on a TKO600. I'm pretty sure his went right in. Is a shifter mount hitting the floor?
http://www.maliburacing.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=29500
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Re: TKO 600 fitment

Post by tubage » Thu Jun 14, 2012 7:56 pm

Not true. They hit the floor pan. It has nothing to do with the shifter. Thank you for the thought. Chris

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Re: TKO 600 fitment

Post by kevind » Fri Jun 15, 2012 6:25 am

My fits but it is still is lower than it should be and My tunnel has been modifed over the years for a 4 speed shifter with straight linkages. My front crossmember had to notched so My oil pan didn't hit.
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Re: TKO 600 fitment

Post by tubage » Fri Jun 15, 2012 8:26 am

That's what I thought. I will rebuild my tunnel and try and take some good photos. Thanks, Chris

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Re: TKO 600 fitment

Post by t5montecarlo » Fri Jun 15, 2012 7:55 pm

How are your body mounts? Are the crossmember bolts very close to the floor?

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Re: TKO 600 fitment

Post by tubage » Fri Jun 15, 2012 9:16 pm

I'm pretty sure they are good. What's your angle? Chris

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