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Ignore the PATC info. It's so far off the reservation that it's ridiculous.
Nominal is 1" for converter in trans.
Flexplate to block is .875,...
These are basic install procedures, especially on a conventional SBC without any odd pilot depth changes.
I'm not sure how Monster is even still in business.
I would avoid at all cost just due to their reviews and reputation in the industry.
Probably not in the transmission. Flexplate, crankshaft, dowel alignment, etc.
Getting a converter that's noticeably out of balance is rare, because they are essentially a fluid damper.
Getting two different ones from two...
Not critical, it has more of an effect on the manual 1-2 shift.
A flywheel is supposed to be ground slightly convex.
It's not the oil anyway. It's junk parts.
Gears and a converter will make the biggest seat of the pants difference. Adding 100 HP doesn't equate in seat of the pants or even ET usually.
Gear swap will reduce the stress on the transmission.
Ya. I co-pilot Dennis Taylor's car and help with Alex's.
It was a structural floorpan brace that he cut out to make enough clearance for the GV.
I recommended against cutting that out and mentioned that...
Maybe I should pull up the myriad of emails from ULTM8Z where I gave him advice for free and he chose to do other things. EVERYTHING that I warned...
The complete lack of knowledge and dumbassedry on forums is why they are mostly dead.