If you go with Alcan they can make whatever you want and they aren't too expensive. They can put the pin where you want it so you don't have to drill your axle perches. Find someone with a lift kinda like what you want to make measurements and then adjust those measurements a bit to your...
You should make the effort to drill another hole in your spring pads and move the axle back a little. If you were really motivated to do the driveshaft work you could get some new springs and move it 2-3".
It's stamped 1951 Denso in raised letters in the plastic and 02 11D 30-6990 in silk screen, both on the end bell.
1997 TOYOTA LAND CRUISER 4.5L L6
Fuel Pump Strainer
4th set spoken for.
I'm going to get one of the good counter-sink bits to finish off the holes in mine. We can mail it around to complete the one hole in each piece that doesn't get drilled at the shop. It's in this thread somewhere, but as a reminder, one hole on each side doesn't get...
The top of the plates are roughly at the fender join. The bolts are just below. I can measure for you sometime today.
Edit: 5-5/8" below the top edge of the flat part of the fender, where it starts to bend inwards.
If your fenders are not showing light through to the inside of the tub, above...
His '74 is exempt in CA.
I think you could get a CityRacer carb to work and pass smog. You'd need a CA primary jet (really small) and you'd need to get creative with the vacuum hose routing, which they don't check too closely. Mostly you just can't have any open ports or unconnected hoses.