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74, going from a 2.0 to a 2.3?
« on: July 02, 2014, 02:11:51 PM »
This is for future reference, can't afford anything right now.  :-[

I did try to search, couldn't find anything about this.

Are the frame and motor mounts the same? Do they use the same frame location? Exhaust?
Anything else that would need to be changed?

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Re: 74, going from a 2.0 to a 2.3?
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2014, 03:16:53 PM »
You'll need the frame mounts for a 2300 only. Easy job.
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Re: 74, going from a 2.0 to a 2.3?
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2014, 03:19:27 PM »
2.0 engine mounts are completely different from 2.3's so just get everything from a 2.3 powered Pinto & it's a simple bolt in deal'
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Re: 74, going from a 2.0 to a 2.3?
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2014, 03:25:27 PM »
Ok, thanks!
Will put them on my wish list. :-)
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