Well, 3 things I've done that were wrong are:
Transmission mount on backwards. Engine and trans fit except for
about 2 inches. It's a trapezoid, wide face front.
Engine mount brackets are handed. The half-moon cutout is for the
steering column and must face forward.
Not enough beer.
At 04:46 PM 4/8/2008, Michael Rowe wrote:
>All right. What is the magic word for getting an engine into a
>Spridget when the engine mounts, etc. are clearly wider than the
>available space? We have grunted the requisite number of
>grunts. We have use more than enough profanity for several engine
>swaps, some of it ordinary, some relatively creative. And still, it
>does not shrink. The manual says (too late, as manuals usually do)
>to offer the engine to the transmission with the motor mounts in
>place. Is that the magic?
>Long Island, NY
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