The motor mounts are loosened from the bottom. If they are in bad shape just
pull the motor w/o unfastening them. The weight of the frame will rip them
apart. Sacrilage? Not really and they are a PITA to remove if they haven't
been removed since the car was built and the rubber is probably dried up or
softened from the heat and oil. I have seen plenty of cars with unusable
----- Original Message -----
From: "snyler" <email@example.com>
To: "Datsun Roadster Mailing list" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 14, 2001 8:29 PM
Subject: Motor mount question
> Remedial Roadster Question...
> Are the motor mount fasteners accessed from the top of the car or
> from underneath? What exactly is undone? There's a metal sandwich with
> the rubber in-between, but what exactly is undone on the mounts to pull
> the motor? I've looked at the engine pulling instructions online, but
> still have many questions and trepidations.
> -Marc T.
> Marc Tyler
> Sisterdale TX
> 1970 1600 #SPL311-31016
> 1965 L-320 #L320 013642
> 1965 L-320