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Old 27th June 2010, 09:35 AM
vincenzo vincenzo is offline
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Default 2 litre pinto engine mount position?

I would like to get these mounts fitted to the chassis but I am not yet ready or able to try the engine in position. If anyone has successfully fitted a 2 litre pinto I would be grateful for the measurements as to where they are fixed.
Thanks, Vince
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Old 27th June 2010, 09:51 AM
flyerncle flyerncle is offline
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Best idea is to fit engine and box for sump clearance etc and then suss out placement of mounting plates.
I have my engine/gearbox placed at 2ins forward off the top rear rail closest to gearbox and this gives clearance for rev light switch and clutch arm.
I will try to upload the pics I took.

Use landrover rubber mounts,much stronger and cheaper, Saturn do them .
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Old 27th June 2010, 09:53 AM
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The book mounts are for a 2 litre pinto. The book mounts can only fit in one place on the chassis rails.
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Old 27th June 2010, 12:19 PM
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When I did mine for my 1800 pinto, I attached the mounts to the engine then lowered it into position. I found that with the holes in the original position on the mounts wouldn't sit in the right place on the rails. I ended up plugging the old holes and redrilling them to get everything in the right place. If you want I can get you some pics and dimensions, but personally I would wait until you fit the engine and tack them up in situ.
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