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Hot Rods SBC into 53 Merc Hurst Mounts

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Little Wing, Jul 11, 2019.

  1. Little Wing
    Joined: Nov 25, 2005
    Posts: 7,504

    Little Wing
    Member
    from Northeast

    Has anyone done ( or have ) a 53 Merc with a SBC in it ?

    Im looking at going with the old Hurst 202 mounts and SBC cradle mount.

    Are there any oil pan issues ?

    Will be using chevy 3 speed as well so thinking have to make a transmission mount and alter drive shaft.

    Any info would be great.

    Thanks
     
  2. bowie
    Joined: Jul 27, 2011
    Posts: 2,874

    bowie
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    If memory serves you might need a dropped tie rod. Depends on what pan.
     
  3. I also have a dropped tie rod available.
     
  4. tubman
    Joined: May 16, 2007
    Posts: 6,045

    tubman
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