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Wow, you went to all that trouble to find a perfectly running or freshly rebuilt full-pressured 235 motor for your restoration project. Only ... it's out of a ... CAR!! And because it's out of a car, the front motor mounts are on the SIDE, not a single mount on the front under the harmonic balancer.... Oh fudge! What to do??? STOP!!! Put the wrenches DOWN!!! DON"T pull the front end off that perfect motor! Here's Woody with a nifty CADCAM drawing to show you how to ...
Drill the front plate for a motor mount!
(08 April 2008)
By Woody Vondracek
Bolter # 15895
kaaaa CHING!!! Now you tell me!!
The 235 engines that used side front motor mounts don't have the front plate drilled for the center motor mount. Although you can simply substitute the plate from a 216, sometimes it is preferred to modify the one you already have.
This drawing shows the correct location of those holes.
<< click here for the larger image >>
If you have any questions about it, or suggestions, let us know. We can see how we can help!
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