Front Engine Mount condition

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I need some of your experience on engine mounts. What dictates when one needs to be replaced? I have mine out because I'm doing some work up front and wondering if it's in good enough shape. I did have trouble getting my fan belt out and had to raise the engine maybe 1/8". Someone recommended just shimming it up for that issue. I didn't feel any concerns with the mount when it was on the road. Just trying to save a couple bucks for more pressing things. Thanks!



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your mount looks fine, go ahead and use washers to shim the mount, making it easier the change or remove the belt.


charles l. coker

1953 pontiac tech advisor

tech advisor coordinator

pontiac oakland club int'l.

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