Engine Mt replacement- realign engine?

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Thu Dec 13 13:42:17 EST 2001

You probably want some sort of bridge support spanning the fenders to hold
the engine from above.  Someone else previously recommended the Harbor
version:   http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/headsearch.taf?function=Search

At 10:56 AM 12/13/2001 -0600, Robert Deis wrote:

>Maybe this is easy, but it sure *sounds* scary...
>I'm in the middle of a front-end rebuild, and everything is proceeding
>nicely according to the instructions on SJM's site and Bently (finally got
>The subframe is out now, and I'm getting ready to do the engine mounts.
>Am I correct is thinking that removing the engine mounts would drop the
>motor on my head? The rear of the tranny is supported by a jackstand-
>what's a good place to put a jackstand to support the engine?
>Also: Since the rear tranny mounts are out, does remiving the engine
>mounts mean I should realign the engine?  Bently says that this isn't
>necessary unless you pull both the motor and transmission out, but if all
>four mounts are off.....
>Tx, by the way, for the double-screwdriver trick on the e-brake cables.
>They're loose now.  I may end up having to loosen the adjuster nut to put
>things back together, but managed to avoid it so far.  Kudos also to TPC
>and Blau for quick shipment and good service on these parts.  Strano's is
>trying to be helpful, and is much cheaper, but they're running into
>shipping delays.
>   Rob Deis                  "Let the people know beforehand what the law
>   MiB3347                      is and what they are to expect."
>   rdeis at io.com                              -- 18th Congress, Rec. 75

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