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Old 02-23-2012, 06:25 PM
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Default Motor mount change out

I have a 2002 coil over and need to replace the motor mounts for my 5.0 conversion. Can anyone point me to a "how to" for this job? Engine is out and just do not see an easy approach to the nuts that hold the mounts in place.
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Old 02-24-2012, 06:41 PM
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Default Re: Motor mount change out

And the answer is, (for those of you who have an interest), yes you have to remove the coil springs. Took me about 3 hours to do the passenger side, and about an hour and a half to do the drivers side. Oh yea, found the lower ball joints were bad so replaced them also. Full day in the garage.
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Old 02-24-2012, 07:05 PM
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Default Re: Motor mount change out

I had to do the same on my 00. But that was the third time I tore the front end apart so I got pretty good at it!
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