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I have an 84 chevy half ton pick up that had a 355 motor from a 79 truck that was bad so I am puting a 350 from a candian 3/4 ton chevy truck. but the motor mount holes are about an inch off on where the holes line up on the brackes on the frame rails. So where is my problem at. I also replaced the motor mounts with new ones. any Ideas would be greatly appreciated.
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So the bracket off the motor doesn't line up with the bracket on the frame? Is the motors brackets holes farther apart then the frames bracket? If there the same could you just push the motor forwards a little?
 

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so it has to be one of three things ,
The mounting position on the block
The brackets between the block and the motor mount
The brackets on the frame
Which one do I replce next?
 

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sbc mounts are all the same for the most part. the ones that would mess you up are V6 mounts. they are offset. if the mounts aren't semitrical from one side to the other you may have the wrong mounts. V6 mounts are offset so the bolt patteren is not in the middle of the mount on the block side.
 

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as a suggestion measure the holes on the engine side ,then move the frame side mounts to match the holes. should be easy enough?
 

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how am I suposeed to adjust the mounts on the frame when the brackets are bolted to it with no way to adust them. I would have to move them horizonitaly and if I were to drill new holes they would be too close to the old ones and I would end up with a big slot.
 

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two wheel drive shouldn't make a diff. did you happen to notice if there was shims behind the mounts on the block side? 4x4 models have 3/16" thick plates with drop tails to struts that support the trans at the lower cover on the converter. if the plates are swapped around it could shim out the mounts to far. unbolt the ones from the block and see if you have them flipped. if I remember right theres a "Bump" on them that can mess you up.
 

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found a set of brackets off of a 4wd 350 and the holes for the motor mount bolts do not extend out as far as the ones off the 2wd 3/4 ton. I put the new ones on and everything droped rightg into place.
 
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