LS swap 71 Maverick

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  1. 71lsmav

    71lsmav New Member

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    Hi i'm new to the forum and am looking to see if anyone has any ideas on motor mounts for an LS going into a 71 Maverick.
     
  2. bmcdaniel

    bmcdaniel Senile Member

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    Some here have done it, just wait a little bit.
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    Hi,
    Welcome to the forum.
    You might end up with clearance issues.
    Like steering and exhuast.
    You will have to cut your shock towers.
    Maverick is tiny engine bay.
     
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    TeeEl New Old Member

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    Ask Frank...
     
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    mojo "Everett"- Senior Citizen Supporting Member

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    You mean "71Gold" Frank --- FYI.
     
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    bmcdaniel Senile Member

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    I think Frank has a MII front end.
     
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    yellow75 MCCI Oregon State Rep Supporting Member

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    Yep an RC107 kit and the sky is the limit for what you can do motor wise and steering and braking is so far advanced. Only downfall is the expense to do it and having somebody to do it for you if you are not a welder
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    some people have more in a paint job on a car they don't drive than I do in a RC 107 kit on a car I do drive...:huh:
     
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