Engine Mounts

During the recent exhaust gasket repair, it was noted the engine mounts were perished. Luckily these are quite inexpensive, but a bear to replace. It’s all about having the right combination of extensions, wobbles, universal joints, and sockets of various lengths to hold the 3 nuts on the subframe and removing the bolts from up top (hence the ladder)


I really cannot imagine doing this job on jack stands, but if you plan to swap springs and struts (Steve) you’d be crazy not to replace them as access is much improved with the control arm out.

Most alarming was that the nuts on the horizontal bolts (hold the mount to engine) were not even finger tight!


Thanks to my good friends Lin & Cheryl for the use of their garage, plenty of know-how & elbow grease, and their free time today.

You know only a true friend would park their turbo outside in the rain to help you work on your beater Camaro!



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