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post #1 of (permalink) Old 11-01-2007, 07:45 AM Thread Starter
 
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Chevy Motor Mounts Question???

Does anyone know of a motor mount replacement that is stronger then the GM stock motor mounts? I have a Wrangler with a 383 in it and I have broken the motor mounts again. I was looking for a replacement that is stronger then stock. Any suggestions?
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Mountain Offroad Welcome to Mountain Off-Road Enterprises makes about the best, strongest mounts you can buy. I've used 3 sets and been extremely happy.

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I saw those, but it says that there is an offset to the passenger side to accomadate the drivers side transfer case drop. I have a passenger side transfer case. How would this work? i also do not want to redesign my whole engine set up. I just want a stronger factory mount that I can just pop in. Am I asking for too much? It seems that with all these Chevy engines being dropped into Wranglers that someone would have come up with a stronger mount. Oh well, I guess I'll have to add an engine mount to my spare parts bag now.
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I have used AA's a couple times and like them but I make my own now (not a 383 but my 5.2 ones from AA have held up great and my old jeep still has the ones in it and the guy is wheeling those pretty hard).. Lots of places sell the 3 hole plates and a little time and a welder and chopsaw make for some cheap ones. I just built some for my buggy out of scrap..

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I dont get why a mount for a big block would not work... They hold up in OEM cars and trucks. Try something like for a 454 or something like that.

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I have a set of mounts from NOVAK in my Jeep and they are Great. I like them a lot.
They give you the option to offset your motor to one side, or the other, or mount it in the middle.

I think if I do another chevy into a Jeep swap I will probably just make my own next time. I would take a look at the NOVAK ones. They are Great.

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Thanks for all the ideas. Since I already have a setup I am going to take the guy at Advanced Adapters suggestion. He told me that he does this with ("great success" (use Borat voice here)). He said to take the the stock mount and put a bolt through it, grind it down and then put a spot weld on it. It will keep the mount from wanting to seperate. So, Ricky get your "soldering gun" ready, I'm coming to see you.
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are you using the old chevy mounts? 3 bolts to the block and one up from the bottom. after 73 the mounts wear and start moving around, but are almost impossible to break.
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This is what I have. I found these at Summit Racing. They are less then the OEM part from Chevy. I can get the pair for the same price as one from Chevy.
Prothane Motor Mounts: PTP-7-504-BL - summitracing.com
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I would avoid using polly type motor mounts....because it's a much denser material, it transmits a lot more engine vibration to the frame. It's almost as bad ad just bolting the engine to the frame directly.

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