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 Post subject: what thermostat housing to use? please
Posted: Wed Jul 08, 2009 2:15 pm 
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I am currently fitting a HEI dizzy to my 72 351 clevo and have hit a snag with the top radiator hose where it comes out of the block . can anybody tell me what offset thermostat housing I can use to fix the problem? If anybody has done this mod your help would be appreciated. thank you.the UPRIGHT housing is on it nowTHANKS FOR THE HELP GUYS

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 Post subject: Re: what thermostat housing to use? please
Posted: Wed Jul 08, 2009 3:27 pm 
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are u using the one with straight up style outlet or the forward facing style
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 Post subject: Re: what thermostat housing to use? please
Posted: Wed Jul 08, 2009 11:25 pm 
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I think you are using the early type vertical housing with the angled hose.
You'll need the late type 90 degree angled housing/straight hose type.
I used one on my TFI-IV equipped 351C....I think there is a pic in my photo gallery.
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 Post subject: Re: what thermostat housing to use? please
Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 12:25 am 
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also need to change to other style radiator top hose
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