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Old January 1st, 2013, 08:36 PM   #1
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What do you guys do with a hard drivers side impact on a tj that breaks the motor mount off the engine block? Its cast I believe not really good for welding. Im putting one back together just want it to be reliable without replacing the bottom end.
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Old January 1st, 2013, 09:31 PM   #2
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A freind bought a tj that had the same problem.The seller cobbled it up by building a mount that used a few other tapped holes on that side.I know one of the holes he used was behind the power steering pump bracket. Good luck.
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Old January 4th, 2013, 08:03 PM   #3
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M.O.R.E. offers a mount that uses extra holes on the block for extra strength. May work for you.
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Old January 4th, 2013, 10:00 PM   #4
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i built a large plate for the side of the block for a buddy with same issue. lots of measuring and trail and error. ill see if i have any pics of it together and i may have the file still and could pass it on to you so you could have one cut. i dont think i still have it but ill check
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i built a large plate for the side of the block for a buddy with same issue. lots of measuring and trail and error. ill see if i have any pics of it together and i may have the file still and could pass it on to you so you could have one cut. i dont think i still have it but ill check
that would be awesome if you did.
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Old January 5th, 2013, 10:48 AM   #6
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I have a used one of these if it will work.
http://browndogindustries.com/S2883L...cket-Left.aspx

$75.00 + the ride.
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Old January 9th, 2013, 09:19 PM   #7
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I have a used one of these if it will work.
http://browndogindustries.com/S2883L...cket-Left.aspx

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that is damn close to what i built i wish i would have seen this before all the work i did
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If it was me I'd probably pick up a used motor and put it in. You don't know how bad it may be cracked.
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Old January 16th, 2013, 09:25 PM   #9
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Bought the mount from Ironman it actually has 4 stronger mounting points than the orig mount worked perfect thanks Dale! I would recommend this to anyone with this issue it s a well made product even if you have to give the 150$ for it.
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