Guy's i have a bbc in my 56, engine is set over some to the passenger side(Front mounts). My question is where/how do i measure to make sure the eng/trans is parralle to the pinion?Hope this makes sense.
You need to string the car. Put it on jack stands and level it. Then use a plum bob and drop it from points on both sides of the frame. Measure from these points to find the center line of the frame. Strike a chalk line using these measurements. Then use this center line to make all of your drive train measurements.
I'd just measure how far the tailshaft is off center in the frame, and how far the damper is off-center in the frame. That should tell you if the engine is parallel to the longitudinal axis of the frame.
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