Going T56 Magnum.. Few Hydraulic questions

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    That’s a 1350 yoke. There is plenty of clearance. I have had that car well over 100mph and 7000 RPMs.
     
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    That is what I currently have behind my th400
    140mph and 700rpm here lol.. I run out of gear.

    Well you are giving me hope! now just a waiting game.
     
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    I'm using 1350 joints at both ends of my driveshaft in mine as well. I have a Mark Williams billet pinion yoke on the factory 12 bolt with a Eaton carrier and 3.73 gearing. Denny's supplied the T-56 1350 yoke with their drive shaft.
     
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    So how much cutting did you really end up doing for the t56 swap in your car?
     
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    I cut about a 4x5 inch square out. That's it. It's about a 1/2" larger than the plate that holds the shifter in it's home.
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    Found a pic of the hole that I cut

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    I see. I wonder how different the magnum shifter placement is. My goal is it get it through the auto shifter hole in the console
    Looks like you had quite a bit of room!
     
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    Re the McLeod hydraulic clutch kit for 2nd gen: if you have 80/81 with blade fuse box it will not clear, it puts the rod inline with the hazard flasher. I ended up getting a Detroit speed bracket and adapting the McLeod master to it. I had to ,make a plate to cover the extra large hole the Detroit speed bracket leaves, hot hard to do.

    The Detroit speed bracket is not as thick as the McLeod bracket. Detroit speed lines theirs with the center of the clutch pedal, you will need a yoke style pedal rod adapter and you may want to add a stop on the floor to prevent the clutch pedal from bottoming out against the master pushrod. The McLeod offsets toward the fuse box 1/2”with a heim joint. The McLeod setup is better, you can fully adjust the pedal and not worry about over extending clutch pedal, it just doesn’t work for the newer fuse box.
     
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    #26 is a Viper T56, different than the F-body shifter placement
     
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