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Old 04-09-2012, 06:49 AM
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The small tube gusset wasn't cutting it. I needed to do something more substantial, but not super heavy. I also decided the mounts needed upper biscuits.

I wanted a flange to go around the buscuit, but didn't have the right size I made my own. ...from cop car kick panels.

I started by making a strip of flat stock.

wrapped around a piece of roll bar tube

it worked!

Now that I had a better idea what I was making, I cleaned up the end

time for sheetmetal gussets

the top bolt hole was the hard part to figure out. I sleeved it and then cut the sleeve down.

I welded the circles first (welds under the big gusset)

and added speed holes

socket fits great on the top bolt

with a rubber

Now the other side.

The passenger side mount is shorter due to the engine offset (more foot room for me). I had to cram things closer to get it all to fit. hammer time!

Now to give it something to bolt to

trimmed to sit on the X-brace

test fit

did the same thing for the other side

I now have a mounted motor!
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