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Old 12-15-2009, 11:11 AM
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Originally Posted by LifeofReiley View Post
know if you're at the firewall/longeron setup yet, but beware the steel supports for the engine Van's has been sending out are not 87 degrees per the plans and cause a big problem. They seem to be fabricated at 90.
I think they must have gotten the bad ones out of the system Darell - mine seemed to fit far better than I expected from all the things I've read. Since we have a second-hand kit, it's hard to know know where our parts are in the chronology though, so I still consider everything (on the -3) suspect until it proves itself to be correct.

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