Jump to content

Engine mount/bracket on block


Recommended Posts

I converted my TD to a tdi a couple of years ago now. However, after reading Smokydiesels recent thread about his engine mounts, i found myself looking at mine the other day. The passenger side mount behind the alternator was quite hard to get on when i fitted the engine and has always looked like it is pulled backwards from its mount on the chassis.

The question is, should the bracket bolted to the engine be bolted to the front or rear pair of bolt holes in the block? It is currently bolted to the rear set of holes (as it was when i bought it so i assumed this was right), but it looks like bolting it to the front pair of holes on the block would mean less stress on the rubber mount. Is there a correct set of holes to use? The mount on the drivers side is fine.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Thanks. Sounds correct then as it is a defender engine. To be honest, it looks like it would sit correctly if it were bolted to the block between the two holes! Just wanted to check in case i was encouraging premature mount failure.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience. By using our website you agree to our Cookie Policy