Where can you get OEM style engine clamshell mounts?

Discussion in 'High Tech Retrofits' started by 76BumblBRally, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. 76BumblBRally

    76BumblBRally Veteran Member

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    Thanks to everybody for the responses, I PM'd JONESYFXR about his set. Does anyone know if an aftermarket compnay makes these?
     
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    i got mine from ebay OER made them they were for a 79 350 it took me quite a bit of searching to actually find them.
     
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    Ugh, wish I had seen this a few weeks ago. Bought some of the A, B, X body clamshells and just went to test fit them... Not going to work. Looks like a trip to Classic Industries for the RIGHT mounts is in order for Saturday so I can install my engine on Sunday.
     
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    Just to add to the mess of different clamshells, I have a set of G body ones in my Camaro. The engine sits quite well, slightly further back then prior and 1/4” or so lower.
     
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    I usually have to make my mounts consider yourselves lucky you can buy them.
    47 dodge with 1980 pinto front suspension with 2/3 rectangular tubing grafted into it and chevy engine.
    No mounts.
    1975 Mustang with 350 Buick engine. And 1956 Bel Air with 200 inline 6 ford from 80 mustang. No mounts.

    Maybe I should quit putting things together I have laying around :)
    Big hammer and a few different welders and many things will fit.
     
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    To add insult to injury, the ARP motor mount bolts I bought were too short. Had to buy Dorman bolts from Autozone... had to go to two different Autozone stores each store only had one bolt :/
     
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    Isn’t that how it goes? I understand your hardware and motor mount troubles.
    What conglomeration of extensions and wrenches are you using to tighten those bad boys?
     
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    I didn't actually replace the rubber mounts... was planning on it but couldn't figure it how to get any wrenches in there without pulling the lower control arms. I plan on rebuilding the front end and will replace the rubber mounts when I have the control arms out.
     

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