|Thanks for reply , Lynne !|
actually , all “90 degree cross” u joints need the two shafts being joined to be parallel . Not in line at all or pointed at each other, just parallel in both planes . How they work . Someone at Chrysler may have made a calculation that x degrees wrong is not too bad ( it happens now — a few degrees in the horizontal plane on our cars when axle nose twists on springs due to car weight (ride height ) or heavy throttle , why the required shimming at spring U bolts to a certain median angle( sometimes forgotten too) .
And —-?? why not do it right , side to side ? no problems or interference at all that I can see yet ? Possibly passenger head pipe .--
I bet they did it right but so easy to get wrong by wrong parts or wrong assembly that the last two cars I worked on for sure had it all wrong . I am thinking get it right by redrilling cross member trans mount bolts once it is in right way around , if need be.
How much space between tie rod and pan on yours ? fan clutch and radiator ?
I love desotos, once had a 57 adventurer i sold . Big mistake from 2020 visage !! what year is yours? Also helped a friend long ago convert a 56 adventurer from ? powerflite ? to a stick and built up the motor too . It was surprisingly fast once rolling. If I remember right was factory hydraulic lifters — not solids like 300 . We converted it with adjustable push rods . Trying to adjust hot per instructions on a hemi was beyond brutal . I remember that ...
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