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Old 06-20-2022, 01:25 PM
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I broke engine mounts several times until my friend welded up a larger pair. The original ? Ones would fail from the torque and separate. I think they were improperLy sized, probably another DIY poor choice. .
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Are you speaking about FE motor mounts breaking ?
I've never had a issue.
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Are you speaking about FE motor mounts breaking ?
I've never had a issue.
No. 408 Windsor. The bolts connecting the bracket to the engine repeals sheared off on driver side. I suspect incorrect motor mount placed undue stress on them from poor orientation. My friend picked up a larger set from a truck, and welded them such that the rubber is not able to stretch. In effect hard bolted to block and frame. No more issues. I think this was a builder issue, not factory. I donít have another lonestar to compare against, although the first time the broke I replaced them with recommendations from one of the posts here as I recall. Yes the bolts were grade 8. Heads snapped clean off! I inspect frequently and see nothing untoward so far.
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Have 2014 '65 Replica Cobra LSC427 VIN#4LSCBA2173H001589 on MCO. Where is VIN on car? It's not on the firewall. Trying to register/title car and can't do it without VIN# verification.
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Have 2014 '65 Replica Cobra LSC427 VIN#4LSCBA2173H001589 on MCO. Where is VIN on car? It's not on the firewall. Trying to register/title car and can't do it without VIN# verification.
I had the same concerns when I went to change my title/registration to another state. I had heard that the VIN was somewhere on the frame. I solved the issue with some ingenuity and it worked like a charm! A custom plate and installation.
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