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Old 12-15-2011, 06:32 AM
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350 & 350 in a '57 Chevy

I am installing a 350 and 350 in my '57 Chevy. To do so I am adding mid motor mounts and my question is: If I install the mounts between the block and the trans, will I have to shim the flex plate and do I need to do anything about the starter reaching the shimmed flex plate properly?

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You don't need a complete mid plate and the problems associated with the install. Use a side mount like in the link. No starter or linkage probs either.
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350 & 350

Thanks for the reference. I was looking at supporting the engine in case I had to pull the trans. at a later date. This will work for me. Thanks again.
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it's been a while since i had my 57 moredoor, but as i remember they were similar to 55-59 trucks and have front and bell housing mounts. to mount a 350/350 you will need to add regular mid block motor mounts and a trans x-member mount, like all sbc since 1960.
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