B13, odd clunk noise
srwadet at cox.net
Wed Jul 20 15:13:38 CDT 2011
I'm pretty sure it goes into the transmission. I have been told that you do not need all the bolts in that mount and some people run without that very hard to install/remove bolt. I think my problems are related to the passenger side mount where the metal collar surrounding the rubber is sliding inside the ring that attaches to the engine. I will try to install a new ES insert in there tonight.
---- wc701lists at bellsouth.net wrote:
> On 7/18/2011 8:28 AM, Wade Jackson wrote:
> > My transmission just started doing this on my B13 race car after paying someone to change the clutch. Last night, I discovered that the firewall motor mount was not tight.
> > I tried to tighten it but the 17-mm bolt appears to be stripped.
> I haven't taken one apart in years. I remember the bracket straddles
> the rubber mount, and bolts up to the transmission. Does the bolt going
> through the mount thread into the transmission, or threads on the bracket?
> If it's the bracket that is threaded, replace it. Should be someone
> here with a cheap spare. If it threads into the tranny, that's a big
> PITA. You probably have to do a helicoil to fix the threads.
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