1. What engine is it?
2. What Frank said.
3. Don't forget the ground strap, speedo cable & clutch slave.
4. Did you drain the tranny? If not prepare for the oil puddle when the
drive shaft comes out of the rear of the tranny.
5. No need to take the starter off.
6. Really no need to remove the carbs either.
7. You gain a bit more clearance if you pull the steering column.
On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 6:56 PM, BJNoSHOV8 <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Several of you guys have suggested this and it makes perfect sense. While
> I was standing in front of the car contemplating the angles of the studs, I
> thought perhaps I should pull the drivers side at the frame just to make
> things simpler.
> I've pulled a lot of engines while working in my dad's shop. Most engines
> in the old days just had one bolt through each mount. Pull that bolt and
> the mounts raise straight up. The bolts hold the engines in place but the
> weight is carried by direct contact.
> I've seen photos of the mounts supporting my current V8, because lots of
> people have had these mounts fail and have replaced them with something
> else, but I didn't get a good feel for how these actually come apart. I
> don't think they are as simple as they should be because of the time that it
> takes to change them.
> Pull the side with the steering shaft at the engine plate (2 bolts) and
>> side away from the shaft at the frame (4 bolts).
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