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Author Topic:   66 motor mounts in 66 ???

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From: Dallas,PA USA
Registered: May 2001

posted 06-20-2001 09:43 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for kjm65fb   Click Here to Email kjm65fb     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Just bought a 65 FB with an 1983 302. The harmonic balancer looks to be only about 1/4 inch clearance from the front sway bar. Is this O.K.?? can I use 66 motormounts without having to change frame mounts.??? Will this lift up the engine. There was a thick nut under the motormount when I bought the car, maybe this was used to raise the engine for clearance. Any thoughts on this ?

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posted 06-20-2001 11:25 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for steve'66   Click Here to Email steve'66     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Originally posted by MoneyManager:
You cannot use the 66 motor mounts with the 66 frame mounts.

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richard bohm

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posted 06-21-2001 04:07 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for richard bohm   Click Here to Email richard bohm     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
i think MM meant to say you cant use 66 motor mounts on 65 frame mounts. you can however shim the 65 mounts(use suspension alignment shims) to add clearance. just dont go too far and keep both sides equal.

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