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Re: [FOT] Motor Mount

To: "Gary" <>, <>
Subject: Re: [FOT] Motor Mount
From: Tony Drews <>
Date: Sun, 05 Nov 2006 17:29:43 -0600
The TR-4 motor mount has a stud sticking out of both ends of it.  One 
end goes through the frame and I'm pretty sure has a nut on the end 
of it.  The other end goes through the engine plate.  Sometimes the 
plate that the stud is attached to de-laminates from the rubber of 
the motor mount.

- Tony

At 04:07 PM 11/5/2006, Gary wrote:
>Well, it was a good half of a weekend of racing at the CSRG Fall Finale at
>Thunderhill in N.CA.  My TR4 (the only one in the event) ran great finishing
>mid-pack in Saturday's race.  Most satisfying part was passing an Alfa GTV,
>Lotus Cortina, Porsche 356 and MGB in the last two laps.  Great fun.
>Unfortunately on the cool down lap, I felt a consistent vibration so after
>pulling into the paddoc, I opened the bonnet and saw the right side motor
>mount (passenger side) had broken causing the engine to tilt to that side.
>Upon further inspection, the mount stud had sheared above the rubber donut and
>below the engine plate.  I believe the studs are weld into the frame, is that
>correct?  If so, what sort of repair does any one have experience with?
>1962 TR4
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