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Can someone with a 4.7 somehow measure the clearance between your TB and the hood?

Thanks...really important! My 5.1 needs a new intake manifold and I'm looking into many options....but most will not clear the stock hood. Maybe Pauly knows or someone can measure somehow? LOL
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Re: Can someone with a 4.7 somehow measure the clearance between your TB and the hood

i cant help as I have the medic hood. jeez if you asked last week i had the stock one on.....
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Re: Can someone with a 4.7 somehow measure the clearance between your TB and the hood

no....IO need the measurements with the medic hood on
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Re: Can someone with a 4.7 somehow measure the clearance between your TB and the hood

oh, then i can help.........

might take some trial and error to get a good measurement, but i will be on it tonight............
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Re: Can someone with a 4.7 somehow measure the clearance between your TB and the hood

I believe you would need a midget for this job to get under the vehicle and measure with the hood closed. LOL
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Re: Can someone with a 4.7 somehow measure the clearance between your TB and the hood

whoa 5.1 and a medic hood coming from scott..

what the fark. Good luck though, i hope someone helps ya
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Re: Can someone with a 4.7 somehow measure the clearance between your TB and the hood

When i needed good measurements front under the hood, i would use clay sprayed with WD-40 to keep it from sticking to the hood, best and sure measurements.
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Re: Can someone with a 4.7 somehow measure the clearance between your TB and the hood

awesome carlos. i need about 10 pounds to fill the gap for scott...........can you send it over......


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Re: Can someone with a 4.7 somehow measure the clearance between your TB and the hood

not getting a medic hood.....I dont think it would work with the manifold I want to use. I will probably have to make my own-----
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Re: Can someone with a 4.7 somehow measure the clearance between your TB and the hood

oooooooooooooo ur own hood huh???
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Re: Can someone with a 4.7 somehow measure the clearance between your TB and the hood

"the scottina06 hood"
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Re: Can someone with a 4.7 somehow measure the clearance between your TB and the hood

so scott, I am having trouble measuring with the medic hood on. I can tell you its at least 5 inches. i put a box about 5 inshes high on top of my strut bar, taped it on. then i put a big mess of old car wax on top of the box and closed the hood down , when i reopened it. none of the wax was on the hood and it closed fine.
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