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Old Nov 6th, 12, 10:22 AM
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Default Re: 67 Camaro L6 to V8 conversion, which motor mounts?

Yep, that's what they look like.

You probably want to throw the extra third bolt in and it's usually a good idea to have the bolts insert from below and not above (as pictured).

Hopefully, you also got the Energy Suspension's urethane matching motor mounts.
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Old Nov 6th, 12, 11:07 AM
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What do you mean by "thats what they look like" is the pozziracing site the right way to install them??

These are the matching urethane motor mounts:
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Old Nov 7th, 12, 04:08 PM
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Default Re: 67 Camaro L6 to V8 conversion, which motor mounts?

Check here at Classic Muscle for the 67/68 small block frame brackets. http://www.classicmuscle.com/p-2181-sb-rh.aspx http://www.classicmuscle.com/p-2268-sb-lh.aspx More info on frame brackets and motor mounts for 67-69 Camaro. http://www.pozziracing.com/camaro_engine.htm I hope this helps.
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Old Nov 7th, 12, 04:41 PM
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What do you mean by "thats what they look like" is the pozziracing site the right way to install them??

These are the matching urethane motor mounts:
The mounts on your car need to be switched. I have the BB mounts and they have to be mounted like David Pozzi's. I think its the drivers side has a lip on the outside so this makes it easy to tell left from right.
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Old Nov 7th, 12, 04:45 PM
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Yes, you are correct the frame mounts are installed backwards. The engine mounts look fine. Everything is fine. I don't know why they are trying to confuse you.
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Old Nov 7th, 12, 09:36 PM
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Yes, you are correct the frame mounts are installed backwards. The engine mounts look fine. Everything is fine. I don't know why they are trying to confuse you.
Thanks!!
Actually i don't want to think there trying to confuse me
It probably because they are also confused like me..
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Old Nov 7th, 12, 10:32 PM
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Just to keep you guys updated,
the difference between the old and the new frame mount setup is 0.5" foward and 1.5" lower.
the engine should now sit almost 1." farther from the firewall..
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Old Nov 8th, 12, 07:29 AM
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That's what they look like means; yes, that's what the correct frame mounts look like (there are two others, BB and 69 SB HP).

Tom's right that the frame mounts need to be swapped so that the dog ear is falling off the back of the crossmember (like in the DP photos). Is that why you didn't put the third bolt in, because the frame mount wouldn't sit flat?

The logic to putting the bolt in from the bottom is that you don't lose two items (the nut and the washer) with the bolt being bigger than the nut and washer is sometimes easier to fish out of the crossmember if it gets dropped. But either way still fastens the mount to the frame. Also, it's much easier to poke the bolt though the bottom and attach the washer and nut from above than the other way around.

The engine mounts look great and are the correct parts.

With an inch of front to back difference, looks like you might be sliding your tranny x-member forward to the correct bolt location on the subframe.

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I have tied string on the bolts so that if I do lose them all I had to do was to pull the string and retrieve the bolt. Once tightened, just break the string.
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That's what they look like means; yes, that's what the correct frame mounts look like (there are two others, BB and 69 SB HP).

Tom's right that the frame mounts need to be swapped so that the dog ear is falling off the back of the crossmember (like in the DP photos). Is that why you didn't put the third bolt in, because the frame mount wouldn't sit flat?

The logic to putting the bolt in from the bottom is that you don't loose two items (the nut and the washer) with the bolt being bigger than the nut and washer is sometimes easier to fish out of the crossmember if it gets dropped. But either way still fastens the mount to the frame.

The engine mounts look great and are the correct parts.

With an inch of front to back difference, looks like you might be sliding your tranny x-member forward to the correct bolt location on the subframe.
Yes i got it now,the bolts were just slided in without the nuts to see the position and yes i wiil put 3 in there.

Thanks for the idea on putting the bolt through the bottom..
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I have tied string on the bolts so that if I do lose them all I had to do was to pull the string and retrieve the bolt. Once tightened, just break the string.
Thanks that sounds safe to.
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Old Nov 8th, 12, 12:37 PM
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Jerry,

Where's your string when you want to remove the frame mount (upgrade to BB mounts) and end up dropping the bolt and washer in the crossmember.
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Old Nov 9th, 12, 12:29 AM
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I am going to watch this post because i will be swaping from a L6 to V8 down the road...

Eric
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Old Nov 9th, 12, 07:46 AM
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I am going to watch this post because i will be swaping from a L6 to V8 down the road...

Eric
This post was hi-jacked away from the original L6 to V-8 a long time ago !
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Old Feb 13th, 13, 09:35 AM
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Hi guys here i am back after a very slow progress , got all new frontend suspension bushings including steering and new swaybay bar ,painted the front clip and got the engine back in...
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Hows it look??
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