01/16/07 – Temporary Engine Mounts
Finished up the temporary mounts. They are very secure, but obviously, there is some flexure from the length of the moment arm. Extending the mounts forward appears to be the most viable option, so i'll probably go that route for the final product. The final mounts will be laser cut and formed, not this hackneyed jumble of structural steel. 1
The temporary mounts were
wasn’t much to them, so it was a quick
job. At this point,
though. I was able
to leave the engine in the car,
which was actually a hinderance, considering that I had to push it out
snow at the end of every work day.
was not a pleasant task, but Don was being generous enough to allow me
and work on the car at his shop, with his tools.
(1) Because of the simplicity of the final design I chose, there was no need to laser cut them.