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SBC motor mounts

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by KNUCKLEDRAGGER, Jun 28, 2003.

  1. KNUCKLEDRAGGER

    KNUCKLEDRAGGER

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    I need some advice about which motor mounts to use.  I have a 72 Fj40 with the saginaw steering conversion.  I saw the mounts on the tech board and know that Downey and A/A have them. I remember somebody saying they used some from Summit Racing.  I also found these on the LCML
    http://photos.yahoo.com/bc/gutsrus2k/lst?.dir=/Modification+Parts

    ...HELP I really don't know which way to go on this one .
     
  2. Plowboy

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    I like the over the frame motor mounts pictured, They use stock Chevrolet motor mounts. I have the weld in with AA motor mounts. If I were to do it again I would use the over the frame. Much better mounting in my opinion. The stock motor mounts are not stronger, just a better configuration than the bolt through the donut of AA design. The AA design can elongate the hole in the weld-on bracket if you don't do regular maintance on your engine. Unfortunatly I don't know where to purchase the over the frame mounts. But they are out there someplace.
     
  3. Gumby

    Gumby Supamod Staff Member s-Moderator

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    I like those over the frame mounts as well. I just pulled the engine on the 40 and had to cut out and reweld the AA type mounts to correct the engine placement. I was very happy I had the kind of mounts that you can access all the bolts. The saddle type mounts were giving us fits on another vehicle in the shop that day.
     
  4. KNUCKLEDRAGGER

    KNUCKLEDRAGGER

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    I liked the bolt on's as well but have no experience with any of them. Thanks for your help