Hiya Rick, long time no hear! Yeah, I looked at that aluminum plate and for the price it's a deal. Hell, I can't barely buy the aluminum up here for that price! As far as running your converter .060" out from where it's suppose to register, my close friend and racing team co-hort owns a tranny shop, a pretty reputable one, and I asked him about running my converter a measley .060 forward when I started building the .120" plate and I got a resounding NO out of him. And I believe him. He said that when you slide the converter forward to bolt it to the flex plate the distance is a calculated and fixed one. I'm not saying that it might not work in all cases.....but is it worth the price of a converter, flexplate,front pump and what ever else it takes to put it all back together when you can just shim the flexplate back with a .060" shim? The last midplate that I bought for my T/S truck CAME with a shim. In fact, if you want, I'll build you one and send it to you. I have to build one for me any way......and I can practice on yours first!!!! LOL Just kidding.....Lemme know!
PS....Dig the Moon caps hanging on your wall!
Rob Hawes-Anchorage Rod Works-Anchorage, Alaska