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01-06-2005 02:48 PM
banksbrian You know, that is a good idea. I will take photos and post them
01-06-2005 02:42 PM
poncho62 If you are using the front engine mounts and a rear crossmember only, that is a long stretch. Causes the engine/trans to flex too much.

Is this rebar supporting anything?

My opinion....I think that you should be looking into side mounts for the engine, and a new crossmember for the tranny. Sounds like someone has butched this pretty well.

Either that or find some proper mounts for the bell housing.

Any pictures of this "mess"?
01-06-2005 02:33 PM
banksbrian Stock mounts up front on the engine. Can you believe someone actually welded rebar between the frame and the scattershield? Crazy.

Thanks for your reply.
01-06-2005 12:29 PM
poncho62 What are you using for engine mounts....stock, side mounts?

I ran my 55 for years with the stock front/bellhousing mounts. A trans crossmember was not necassary.

The drop on your crossmember will depend on the angle that the motor is sitting at...Personally, I don't think that any drop is needed.
01-06-2005 11:50 AM
banksbrian
Muncie transmission mount for my 55 2 door

I have a 55 Chevy that has a 1972 Chevy 350 bolted to a Muncie 4 speed. There is a jerry rigged transmission crossmember, it is horrible. I need a part source for an aftermarket transmission crossmember for this setup. Any idea what the number of inches of drop are required, if any.

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