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Re: [oletrucks] Motor mounts

To: oletrucks@autox.team.net
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Motor mounts
From: "Jeff Davis" <jsd51@hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 08 Nov 1999 21:53:19 PST

     Thanks for the reply, It's always a little comforting to know that 
someone on the list has experience in an upcoming job. If you don't mind 
clarifying, your post raised a couple of other questions.
    So here goes, is a Super Ride 11 the type of ifs you istalled? and if 
so, did you have to set your mounts back a little for your oil pan to clear 
your crossmember and did that put your distributor too close to your 

Thanks in advance for any help you can give.

Jeff Davis
'51 custom

>From: "william moldenhauer" <wmh678@worldnet.att.net>
>To: "Jeff Davis" <jsd51@hotmail.com>
>Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Motor mounts
>Date: Mon, 8 Nov 1999 20:45:45 -0600
>Jeff, I used the chassis engineering mounts and have been very happy with
>them.if you want I can dig up the instructions and get the correct location
>for the mounts.I have a super ride ll installed in my truck and this put 
>engine back about an inch and a half from where they tell you to install
>them.I am not familiar with your setup but it wouldn't hurt to check the
>spec's before deciding on them. yes the crossmember  has to be removed and
>yes the new crossmember  is sufficient.I bought mine from RB"S obsolete.
>bill 53-3600 hot rod
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jeff Davis <jsd51@hotmail.com>
>To: oletrucks@autox.team.net <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
>Date: Monday, November 08, 1999 6:19 PM
>Subject: [oletrucks] Motor mounts
> >Hi All,
> >
> >     Was looking at motor mounts for changing over my '51 to accomadate a
> >(350/350 setup). Really like the mounts by "Chassis Engineering" because 
> >have the pacer front suspension under the truck and their mounts attach 
> >the fraim rail as apposed to the type that look like a piece of pipe
> >crossing under the block.Anyone with any experience on this setup?
> >Do's or Don'ts ?  Also on the subject of the transmission, I recall some
> >comments on this subject before but do I need to remove the crossmember
> >that's directly below the firewall to install a 350 turbo? I'll be 
> >  universal crossmember (tranny) from "Chevy Duty" but just by looking it
> >appears that the original will be in the way and I don't think removing 
> >will cause any structural problems since I'll have the universal one 
> >it and the pacer crossmember in fornt. Any tips with any of this or
> >suggestions for a good donor for a swing pedal (brake) setup would be
> >greatly appreciated.
> >
> >Jeff Davis
> >'51 custom
> >
> >
> >oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
> >

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