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hey any body fit a 454 0r 502 in a 59 will it fit ok.will they fit under the booster.any mods at all.cheers troy
 

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I have seen several at shows with BB in them. Seems like they are usually running a smaller booster and of course the exhaust is always coming out in front of the rear tires.
http://www.rustynutscarclub.com/jm59el.htm You can see in these pictures it is tight.
 

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Can be done, no booster or small booster or relocated booster.

I have a 59 with a gen 1 454 in it, I don't have a booster (yet) and I have maybe 1/2" clearance between valve cover and master cylinder. Good luck whatever you choose.
 

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A 454 will drop right in using existing v-8 mounts

A booster nor larger than 7" will work----might as well not even have one.
(mine is about useless)

If you have a 2-speed wiper motor, HEI will have to be clocked so the electrical
connections point to the front of the engine.

Exhaust will be an issue-----most stock manifolds will not work
Only a few people make headers for this application.
Very little room between #1 exhaust and the upper control arm
I used Sanderson cast iron block huggers and am happy with them
Small starter is a must if you ever need to service it.
Mechanical clutch linkage will not work with these headers.

If you have or are considering rear disc brakes (again--not happy with mine) you will get no larger than a 2" tail pipe past the rear tire.

I have 2-1/4 exhaust thru the mufflers ans step down to 2" after the mufflers.
 

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Single rear upper control arm on a 59
 
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