TY. Kinda feel like a tard. I fixed my own problem. I forgot the truss had yet to be installed and the trans and motor were at an odd angle. Truss is installed and about 5/8" clearance on the damper and steering rack.
here are a few pics from today.
This pic I'm especially happy about.
^^^^^ My first foray into fiberglass work. It doesn't look the prettiest but is easily over looked.