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Building Headers and Motor Mounts - The Car Craft Turbo Demon

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Building Headers & Building Motor Mounts Our plan was simple. Drag home this cool, half-built, Pro Street Demon and finish the job. The car had a Chris Alston’s Battle Cruiser back half, so naturally we added Alston’s front frameclip to get the car on its wheels.

Building headers The next step was to add an eBay Hemi and a set of turbos and plug the whole thing into a TorqueFlite before heading to the dragstrip. During the engine installation phase, we discovered the engine sat farther back in the car than we anticipated and lower in the chassis, moving the job away from something that could be done with a straightedge and some string on the garage floor. The fabrication of the exhaust piping for the turbos and the custom motor mounts and building headers required that the engine be placed correctly in the car, and that was beyond the abilities of our shop tools. To get help completing this stage of the buildup and building the headers, CC fabricator Grant Peterson took the car to Jimmy White at Circle City Hot Rods in Orange, California.

Progress: building headers & building motor mounts

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