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Old 11-27-2014, 01:57 PM   #5
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Default Re: Need a brace - 8BA to BH

Originally Posted by Ross F-1 View Post
Thanks guys! Looking at that one on auction answers one question; the holes for the studs are slotted. I would have made one myself but I thought they would be pretty tight tolerance. Seeing that, I probably will just make one unless someone has one loose. I don't want to get into swapping the starter plate, due to my Truck/Car combination.
Not sure what you mean. If your using the stamped or cast 3" 1/2 bell, you need the correct starter plate for your Merc oil pan, with the angled brace. If you're using a full size cast iron '51-'53 Merc/'52-3 Ford bell, you don't need the brace.
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