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04-21-2019 07:38 PM Firewall 1
Small updates while busy with traveling for work, amongst life in general:

- engine/ trans back in
- trimmed back the old rear engine mounts on the frame
- roughed out a design for removable trans tunnel/ firewall for drivetrain access
- completed the firewall section of this

I'll have a little time tomorrow to mock up the trans tunnel portion, but I doubt I'll get it finished.


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02-10-2019 07:47 PM transmission crossmember
Back at it, chipping away whenever I can. Today I was able to get the transmission crossmember made.


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01-13-2019 05:15 PM front leaf spring mount fabrication
This weekend I made the front mounts for my suspension. I figure I'll need the car sitting where it should before I can accurately determine the engine angle and fab up the trans mount. It'll be a few weeks before I can get back to it.


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01-06-2019 08:49 PM engine mounts 2
Not much progress this weekend as it rained here and my car is outside, so I made a mess inside my garage cutting some brackets for the engine mounts. I was able to weld a few of them on the car this afternoon. Still have a bit of welding to do when the engine is back out and it'll be easier to reach, and hopefully make the trans mount next weekend.


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01-01-2019 11:19 PM engine mounts 1
I also worked on making engine mounts for this, and I have them started. I had some unused Hinson brand urethane mounts for my GTO I decided to use here instead. I still need to do more welding and add gussets for strength, but the general idea is here. Hopefully I can finish these up over the weekend and make the trans mount, too. Then I can complete the firewall and revised trans tunnel. I plan to make the trans tunnel removable for access. I have some nutzerts which should work well here.


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