I used the front motor mounts like you are talking about . The built 350 has so
much torque that the fan destroyed the rad. I than used the side mounts , 2 sets
later I went to the self locking type and they seem to be holding. I have see
some of the 350 that were chained to the frame to keep the twist down...Hope
JULIE HUBER wrote:
> Used them on my 56, close to steerting box only problem.
> used ram horn manifolds. no problem
> Greg in Fla
> -----Original Message-----
> From: D56foster@aol.com <D56foster@aol.com>
> To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Monday, August 28, 2000 4:43 AM
> Subject: [oletrucks] changing engines and transmissions
> > Greetings,
> >Well, I've been putting this project off for a while, but now I'm going for
> >I lifted the orig. 265 V8 out of my '56 (anyone want it)? Have the rebuilt
> >350 on an engine stand and am curious if anyone has been here-done this
> >before? I bought a universal side mount V8 motor mount to upgrade from the
> >original front doughnut -- rear bell housing mounts. I also got a
> >transmission mount for the TH350 I'm adding.
> >(anyone want a granny 4-speed)? The problem I face is that these mounts
> >either need to be bolted in first-bad idea, or set the engine and trans. in
> >and adjust the mounts to fit. I plan to use the front motor mounts
> >temporarily so I can set the engine in the same spot as the original one.
> >The rear mounts at the old bell housing won't be used, but the new trans.
> >mount can be located in the right spot and then bolted.
> >To make a short story longer, has anyone used these mounts in a TF and what
> >problems did you have. Any brake or fuel lines in the way? Will the
> >brake pivot get in the way? Suggestions?
> > Thanks in advance, Dennis Foster
> >'56 3200
> >Berkeley CA
> >oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
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