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.
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?
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