[V8] motor mounts R&R 90 V8
Steven.Buchholz at kla-tencor.com
Fri Apr 23 13:56:01 EDT 2004
... funny how short the memory can be sometimes ... frankly, I don't
remember this being a big deal when I did this during the engine swap. Once
you pull out the heat shields there's a good bit of room to work in there
... I don't remember having a difficult time finding tools to get to the
nuts ... there's certainly no need to pull the headers!
San José, Kaleefohnia (USA)
> When I priced the header gaskets (metal o-rings), they were
> $18 each - and you
> need 8 of them so I did not pull the headers. (did not want
> to take the chance
> of needing to buy them)
> I was able to do the job but it was definately a PITA. If you
> have access to a
> welder, I think you could make a nice tool cheap out of a box
> end wrench -
> basically make a crows foot type tool out of the box side -
> not the open side.
> Quoting Ron Wainwright <ron_01056 at yahoo.com>:
> > Listers,
> > A friend of mine (not a lister) needs to R&R his
> > motor mounts on a 90 V8, having never done this before
> > I was wondering if any lister can help with any BTDT?
> > Looks like the header pipes are in the way to get to
> > the top nut. Would using a crows foot be the best way
> > (as not to rip the engine bay apart),don't want to
> > open any more cans of worms than is allready open.
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