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Hello, forum.
My name is Danil.
My project:
- 85 supra with welded engine mounts for the small block chevy
- LT1 from 92 Corvette
- T56
Will post images when I'm allowed to.

What have been done:
1. ordered Clutch Master Cylinder (1985-1987 Toyota Land Cruiser)
2. ordered Clutch Kit from Nopi
3. ordered wiring harness from psiconversion.com along with OBD2 PCM. The system will be converted to OBD2.

Questions:
1. should i use a different alternator bracket? the Corvette setup looks too wide
2. how should the steering rack be altered?
3. the car's been sitting for 8 years. What should I replace whiule I'm there? Steering rack, suspension bushings, hoses, brakes?

Thank you.
 

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The welded mounts are a big step in the right direction.
Steering rack, undo the 4 bolts in the middle and rotate 180 degs. You will need to run the pipe through the cross member and make your own pipe the rest of the way, there are fittings that can do this to an AN line.
The brake booster got in the way of my edlebrock shortly headers. went to a 7" dual diapraghm. Had to change the linkage for the brake pedal.
Shorty headers, I cut at about 2.5" OD, DR side has to jog around the steering shaft.
Custom master to slave clutch set-up.
New high flow fuel pump, might not be needed.
I have a T-56, new customer trans mount.
Have to cut a little of the shift housing back inside, and had to trim the ebrake back and custom shifter.
Cut and pounded in the firewall a little to get it back in far enough to clear the oil pan.
Had to adjust the gas pedal because of trans tunnel clearance.

I think a weekend is hard unless you have a few buddies that can machine and weld some things quickly. Wiring will be fun, make sure you have both cars diagrams ready to review and you have a plan.
 

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ok.
We had to move the steering rack 3 inches and now the right tie rod end is to long.
Is it ok to shorten it?
A mechanic I work with says that the "geometry" of steering is wrong now.
 

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Just wanted to say I admire your cojones going with a period-correct (ish) motor for the car, even though you'll inevitably get hate for not dropping in a 1UZ or 2JZ. Good luck with the build, and great choice of motor. Long live the LT1, and tell 1985 I said hello.
 
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