during my engine tranny swap between my two BGT's...
I bolted the mount to the tranny...then the mount to the cross member...
then lifted the tail end up and mounted the cross member.
...YMMV but it worked easily for me.
1973 MGBGT - Daily Driver
1975 Spitfire - in Cherry shape
1980 Spitfire - in re-hab
1978 Spitfire - in Superb Shape!
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From: Enrique Claure <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sunday, October 10, 1999 8:08 PM
Subject: Tranny mount X member
>Jesus all mighty! I mounted the engine on its mounts last week. This
>Sat&Sun I tried to mount the tranny mounts and X member. I must admit I
>lost the battle at trying to get all four holes of the mounts to align with
>tranny holes. I guess Im doing something wrong or backwards, any advice
>will be followed, Gracias, Enrique