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Old 01-04-2011, 09:28 PM   #1
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Broke a bolt when installing dog bone, help plesase

Question for you guys.... I was attempting the install of the cfm motor mount on my SVT. While taking out the vertical bolt it snapped, now I am stuck with 1/2 a bolt. My question is, does the nut on top of the sub frame spin? It seems as if it is welded on.....i hope it is not.


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Old 01-04-2011, 09:56 PM   #2
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Do a search. There was someone else who had the same problem a while back. I don't remember how it turned out though.
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The top nut does not spin at all.
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Old 01-04-2011, 10:45 PM   #4
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Question for you guys.... I was attempting the install of the cfm motor mount on my SVT. While taking out the vertical bolt it snapped, now I am stuck with 1/2 a bolt. My question is, does the nut on top of the sub frame spin? It seems as if it is welded on.....i hope it is not.
No big deal. The nut is tacked in place to make it easy to tighten the bolt. Now it spins, just get your fingers up there when installing and get a 13mm wrench on it. I let the engine hang and push it towards the front. I've replaced 6 of these dogs. I'm kind of good at replacing them. I tried the CFM but the vibrations below 1100rpm shook the car. Hope it works for you.
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I tried the CFM but the vibrations below 1100rpm shook the car.
They do have a break in time.
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Old 01-04-2011, 10:59 PM   #6
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I have the Ford EPC on my PC (Electronic Parts Catalog)
If you PM me with your VIN number ,with your regular E mail address, then I can send you the picture of the parts with part numbers of the two brackets that are replaceable.
With the VIN number then only the parts that pertain appear. There seems to be three different brackets for that dog bone,maybe even more.
Understand the images cannot be displayed for all to see [my desire]
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Old 01-04-2011, 11:35 PM   #7
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No big deal. The nut is tacked in place to make it easy to tighten the bolt. Now it spins, just get your fingers up there when installing and get a 13mm wrench on it. I let the engine hang and push it towards the front. I've replaced 6 of these dogs. I'm kind of good at replacing them. I tried the CFM but the vibrations below 1100rpm shook the car. Hope it works for you.
the bolt is stuck in the middle of stock mount and the other end is in the nut. If the top nut is tacked in place how would I turn it? Tomorrow if I have time I am going to try and cut the stock dog bone out with a sawzall, dremel, and cut off wheel so I can expose the rest of the bolt.
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^^ Can you crack the nut weld on top of the dogbone? Then pull it out thru the top...I don't think there is room and I'm not going out to look tonight LOL...
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Old 01-05-2011, 12:32 PM   #9
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even if i were able to crack the nut, their is not enough space to pull the nut and remaining piece of the bolt out
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Do you have enough room to cut the top of the bolt off with a rotary cutter or air chisel? You would be able to pull the bolt out afterwards.
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