Monthly Archives: December 2013

New front transmission mount: One idea down, one to go

I spent a couple hours radiussing the front transmission mount and grinding off the old welds, trying to find the 7/8 of an inch I need to locate the transmission where it needs to be in a basically stock way. … Continue reading

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Working

What I do on the weekends: put the engine in, take the engine out. Put the engine in. Take the engine out. Getting the thing to fit right takes a lot of this. I’m now pretty close–and pretty good at … Continue reading

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Soob Swap–motor placement and mounts, continued

I cut the front transaxle mount out  using a cutoff wheel and my sawzall. Came out easier than I thought.

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Engine out, Trans mount flipped, and . . .

Spent the past few days at the in-laws & only got back to the project today. We left it with the engine in and the gas tank ends loosely fitted. I’d trimmed them some but not enough. So I got … Continue reading

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