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Author Topic:   imca hobby motor mounts
Oldsmobile13
Member
posted December 17, 2003 08:36 PM
I have always just used the stock V-8 rubber mounts in mine.


dirtrace
unregistered
posted December 17, 2003 09:06 PM           
Use stock to meet the rules on the sides, and a chain from the left head to the frame rail.

Thats as close as youll get to legally solid.



racer17j
Member
posted December 17, 2003 10:37 PM
don't think you can run any chains on the car in imca if you want solid mounts you can weld a plate from the engine mount to the frame down side you have to cut the deal out ever time you want to pull it i have also seen guys use turn buckles on bolth sides of the motor to the frame same concept myself i just run the stock mounts off a nova think a solid mount off some v6 will work also but not sure which one it was


waltonjr1
Member
posted December 18, 2003 01:04 PM
The energy suspension replacement rubbers are the best way to go if you must run stock mounts.No chains needed, and you will never bust them.I think there around $60 bucks but well worth the money.Id use the tranny mount also.

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bobaluuu
Member
posted December 19, 2003 05:14 PM
[.Beg your pardon, I ran energy mounts for 2 years and finally broke them. It took hitting the wall and destroynig the rest of the car too but I did break em

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squid
Member
posted December 20, 2003 10:01 AM
u want the motor as solid as possible, (it transfers more torque). we use the mounts from gp, regal, cutlass, that had the v-6. U have to make a spacer for the bolt but not that hard. Make sure u use a rubber tranny mount gotta give it some give some were.


gould
Member
posted December 22, 2003 05:01 AM
just make sure you put them in the holes closer to the firewall. its like a 1 1/4" farther back. this will give you more rear percent. you will need a VERY big hammer to rework the firewall.


merlinmech2
Member
posted December 23, 2003 01:29 PM
And a torch for the fuel pump.


gould
Member
posted December 23, 2003 05:15 PM
fuel pump clears, use one off a corvette, its smaller

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