Project SC300 Road Racer: Part 19 – Achieving Release, Mounting Problems
Various Height Billet Aluminum Cylinders on Workbench
Originally we contemplated using Delrin but then decided to just use billet aluminum.


Marking Transmission Clearance on Tunnel With Paint Marker
With the engine more or less at the height we wanted, we could raise the transmission into place in order to figure out where we might still need to adjust the tunnel.


Clearance Lines Under Transmission Tunnel Near Shift Hole
In the end, all we had to do was enlarge the OE Toyota shifter hole. We would even be able to use the OE Toyota in-cabin isolation boot as we were able to retain its mounting locations.


Drilling Holes Underneath Transmission Tunnel
First we drilled some holes.


Enlarging Shifter Hole Underneath Transmission Tunnel
Then we brought out the reciprocating saw.


Jagged Enlarged Shifter Hole
Then all we needed to do was clean up the resulting hole with a grinder, file, and other tools.

While all that was going on, Kirt next door was working on our engine mounts. How did they turn out? You’ll have to wait to see!

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