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« on: September 04, 2012, 10:52:00 AM »
I have a 1971 pinto of which I plan on installing a ford 302 v8 with a c4 tranny, what motor mounts should I be using for this?  Do I need to remove the old pinto mounts first? ?

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Re: ford. 302
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2012, 01:23:55 PM »
There are no mounts available. Everything needs to be fabricated. The '71 is not the best choice for a V8 swap, ask me how I know.
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Re: ford. 302
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2012, 01:48:31 PM »
Yes I am interested in knowing why. The 71 isn't best bet for a swap. With a 302.  I am in the early stage of this project, I heard that left hand mounts from a 68. Mustang would work.

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Re: ford. 302
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2012, 01:56:19 PM »
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