<VV> changing motor mount

Bryan Blackwell bryan at skiblack.com
Wed Oct 26 13:38:18 EDT 2005

If you're talking about the rear mount, it's fairly straightforward:

  - Remove rear lower grill.
  - Remove shroud - the one that attaches to the skid plate.
  - Jack under rear skid plate to support engine, just enough to relax 
tension on mount.
  - Remove two nuts and "figure 8" washer.
  - Lower engine slightly - 1/4" or so.
  - Remove four bolts that attach mount to body.

I think that's it, it's been a while since I've worked on a car with 
all the shrouds in place.  Installation is reverse of removal, with the 
additional step of torquing the fasteners.  I don't know the torque 
values offhand, perhaps someone else can supply them.
Bryan Blackwell bryan at skiblack.com
   Corvairs: '61 Lakewood, '64 Greenbrier, '65 Corsa, '66 Corsa
   '69 Road Runner, '97 Ford F-150, '99 Neon R/T
"Why do something if you're not going to obsess about it?"

On Oct 26, 2005, at 1:20 PM, LABRANCHE, RICHARD C wrote:

> Would one of you fine people outline the steps to change a motor mount 
> on a '66. I am not able to put my hands on my manuals, so I need the 
> help of the experienced. I believe I know how to do it but I would 
> like some confirmation.

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