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Unread 08-28-2013, 07:40 AM   #1
FrankTX
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Default Motor mount not aligned

Using NAPA 602-1106 mounts I get one bolt in and the other side will not line up , this pic is as close as I could get it.

Has anyone had this issue or any ideas on how to correct it



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Unread 08-28-2013, 10:41 AM   #2
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I used Speedways mounts and had somewhat the same issue. I ended up leaving the mounts slightly loose on the block, then raised the engine up and down until the holes lined up. After the long mount bolt was installed, lowered the engine enough to tighten the engine mount bolts back up. Then let the engine set on its own weight. 2000 miles and no issues.
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Unread 08-28-2013, 10:51 AM   #3
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I used Speedways mounts and had somewhat the same issue. I ended up leaving the mounts slightly loose on the block, then raised the engine up and down until the holes lined up. After the long mount bolt was installed, lowered the engine enough to tighten the engine mount bolts back up. Then let the engine set on its own weight. 2000 miles and no issues.
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Thanks Lee good idea ! I will give that a shot .


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Unread 08-31-2013, 06:51 PM   #4
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Frank, just wondering if you had your mount issue worked out. With rubber mounts shouldn't be a problem. If they were solid mounts, may be another story.
When I build my 33 coupe, I had the mount that had the lift force on it, soild, and the push mount in rubber. The engine had enough torque to pull the rubber mounts apart after a short time.
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Unread 09-01-2013, 08:47 AM   #5
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WOW!
Look like they are off quite a bit. Frank does both sides look the same way?
do you have the trany bolted to the motor? If both sides are off the same you may be able to jog the rear of the engine left or right just a little to get the holes to line up. then look at the trans mount hopefully it will line up.I am thinking that you just dont have the motor in quite strait enuff.What kind of frame you got and who built it?
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I used Speedways mounts and had somewhat the same issue. I ended up leaving the mounts slightly loose on the block, then raised the engine up and down until the holes lined up. After the long mount bolt was installed, lowered the engine enough to tighten the engine mount bolts back up. Then let the engine set on its own weight. 2000 miles and no issues.
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I had to do the same thing with mine. One mount (I forget which) was slightly misaligned when fabricated. I have a Spirit frame.

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