Removal of engine mounts

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Removal of engine mounts

Postby edgoose1 » Thu Nov 21, 2019 10:53 pm

Am I correct in thinking you can replace the engine mounts of the OHC Firenza without removing the engine ?
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Re: Removal of engine mounts

Postby 1972nail » Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:12 am

Yes, but it isn't easy to get the location pins to sit in correctly. I always preferred to lift the engine on the jack and remove both before replacing the exhaust side first. It's easier to jiggle it into place if the other side is still free. Once it's fitted bolt it down tight and tilt the engine on the jack to fit the other side.
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Re: Removal of engine mounts

Postby Fred Dukes » Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:15 am

cause you can -just support the engine to take the weight and undo the nuts off the mount - lift the engine a bit to release the mount - replace and remove support - may not be easy on exhaust manifold side :wink:
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Re: Removal of engine mounts

Postby edgoose1 » Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:35 pm

Thanks ... another pending job . For a better weather day and plenty of time
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