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1984 D100 225 to 318 z bar issues

84D100

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i daily drive an '84 d100, a833OD 225 slant. the slant was on its last leg, so i pulled it, built up a 318, and stuck it in.
setup is now the 318, lakewood smallblock aluminum bellhousing, back to the original 833OD trans. the 318 is out of a 73 Dart. truck oil pan, truck pickup tube, 318 truck mounts and brackets. not the lopsided 360 mounts.
i had issues with the motor and trans mounts at first. but got those issues resolved. now im running into an issue where the Z-bar for the clutch fork linkage is about an inch too long to bolt up to the bellhousing with the current pivot ball/bracket that was originally on the truck. im looking for anyones help who can assist me in what i need to do or buy, or tell me if im missing something obvious. a second set of ears and eyes never hurts.

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65 sporty

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Nice project, just spit balling here but is the z bar the same between the 225 and the 318? If you push the ball stud in until is bottoms out your still too long?
 

Basketcase

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probably need the V8 bar. Check with Brewer's, they should have what you need.
 

volaredon

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Can't remember what if anything was different there, I did a /6 to 318 with a stick swap year's ago but can't remember the linkage being a big deal.
 
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