Z-bar difference

Transmissions and Rear Ends

  1. chrisnben

    chrisnben Member

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    Hi guys, I'm swapping from a slanty with a 3-speed to a small block with a 1970 A-body 4-speed. Who knows if the Z-bar is the same or different?
     
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    Different, the V8 has more leverage than the 6 zbar, a V8 bar is needed.
    Mopar chassis book says not to try and modify the 6 bar.
     
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    brewer's shows a /6 bar at 8"; small block 7", hmmm been there/ done that. I'll mock up the block and bell in the car and see what the 'ol wizard can do :) The bell ball pivot on the bracket looks a little lower as well. Fabrication indeed. Thanks!