Front motor plate

Old 01-23-2011, 11:30 AM
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When installing a front motor plate in a stock chassis does it matter if you weld your mounts from the frame on the inside of the frame or can you weld them on the outside of the frame?
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Old 01-23-2011, 01:12 PM
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i really dont think it makes a difference..... ive done both before :wink:
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Old 01-24-2011, 05:33 AM
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Doesn't matter. Just make sure you make the mount big enough so it's not hard to get to the bolts. Some cars/ trucks have so much room it makes no difference, but some can be tight and a pain to get to and work around.
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Old 01-24-2011, 09:22 AM
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Samesame; Take into consideration an engine pull at anytime in the future. EZ are the key letters here ! I build all my cars with that foremost in mind. I REALLY dislike fighting and engine and/or trans R&R.....
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Old 01-24-2011, 12:46 PM
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Agree with DD.

I always leave a "step" cut in the front plate and mid plate. I drop the assembly on the frame and the plates hold it while I put the bolts in.
Very easy...
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Old 01-26-2011, 11:16 AM
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Originally Posted by oldandtired
Agree with DD.

I always leave a "step" cut in the front plate and mid plate. I drop the assembly on the frame and the plates hold it while I put the bolts in.
Very easy...
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