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Old 01-24-2013, 09:49 PM   #4
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thanks for the suggestions.

Before I installed it, I compared the rubber on the Napa & factory mounts. The Napa was hard as a rock.

I'll loosen the bolts and see if the engine settles into a new resting position, but there's only about 1/4" of leeway in any direction from the center of the mounting holes. I'm not optimistic that a quarter-inch can make much difference.

Also, I'm seeing conflicting advice about torquing the bolts: some FF posts suggest leaving the engine supported by a jack for the final tightening, whereas my Haynes manual says to let gravity do its job.
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