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Do all 66's have the same style motor mounts or do the very early 66's have the 65 style mounts? This is for a header installation. Thanks


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'66s should have the "dog-eared" style. The switch from the stud mounts was in late '65.

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IIRC, all 66s used the "ear type" mounts. I think I read somewhere that even some of the late 65s got the improved mount.

I'll bet someone here can tell us if any 65s got the later-style mounts.

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Like my hero Gomer Pyle used to say John, "Shazammm!". Great minds (even those of OFs) must think alike. You beat me to that one by seconds.

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My '65 also has the "dog-eared" mounts. Not sure if they are original or put in by a PO.

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My car was assmebled on June 11, 1965 and it had the old style motor mounts. Wonder how late. I suspect that it varied with each assembly plant.



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When I got my 66, it had the 65 style motor mounts. It's build date was in Nov of 65. Since then I've swapped over to the later style motor mounts. They are a lot stronger than the earlier ones.

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*LOL* ... and your FB is San Jose built, isn't it?

Get your Windsor put back together yet?

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I have a 10/25/65 built '66, and it had the old style mounts. I very much doubt someone had retrofitted them. I think this is one of those things where some plants changed on different time schedules.



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yes, it was. How'd ya guess???

And no. It will have to wait until after I move /forums/images/icons/frown.gif

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In general terms the changeover date for the plants was Nov 65

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