Second full day of going at it. Had to run some errands here and there, did some more cleanup and wrestled the engine around for a little while. The cardboard came in handy since I could just slide the engine/k-member off the hoist and onto the heavy duty dolly. Hey, if it’s stupid and it works, it isn’t stupid.
Pretty good shot of the Mal-Wood adapter plate. This allows me to use a full T-56 and LSx bellhousing and just bolt it directly to the engine block.
Ram Clutches throwout bearing spacer (Necessary to compensate for adapter plate and difference in height of the T-5 clutch/flywheel vs. T-56 stuff), OEM slave and Tick remote bleeder.
Testing things out to see if the engine and trans would roll under the car without touching anything. Makes it easy since the intake plenum isn’t installed. 6-ton stands, really nice investment and a lot more room for me to move around under the car without feeling friggin claustrophobic!
Just waiting on UPS/Fedex/USPS to drag race down my block to bring me the last of my gaskets and other parts...