Posts: 1333 From: Charlotte NC usa Registered: Apr 2001
posted 02-21-2003 08:06 AM
I was underneath the mustang yesterday and noticed that the motor is tilted back quite a bit. This maked the long tube headers tilt downward and have crappy ground glearence. I used a "Mystery" trans mount from a box of parts I had when I swapped from the early close ratio toploader to the later wide ratio RUG-AR1. Are there different heights for the transmission mounts? Will the tall energy suspension mount work in a '69 mustang?
Posts: 2289 From: Stanton, Michigan 49707 Registered: Oct 2000
posted 02-21-2003 09:34 AM
quote:Originally posted by Mpcoluv: I was underneath the mustang yesterday and noticed that the motor is tilted back quite a bit.
Can you get a measurement on it?
Put your bubble angle gage (I know this isn't the 'proper name' but you know what I'm talking about) on the back of the trans yoke...which should be square with the block; While you're at it, measure the angle at your rearend pinion.... the two should cancel each other out.
Typical rule-of-thumb: Engine/trans down 5-7 degrees & pinion angle down 5-7 degrees. ....assuming you are still running leaf springs in the rear.
Posts: 26813 From: Lyons, IL, USA Registered: May 99
posted 02-21-2003 11:00 AM
There were two Mustang trans mounts and they were virtually identical. The aftermarket has consolodated them into one. The differance is/was the attachment holes. The height is the same.
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