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Engine Mounts on 14L

Hi Guys,
I'm working on a 1929 Model 60 Touring with the 14L Continental Motor. Can anyone tell me did this car have soild motor mounts? Mine does, but I can't hardly beleive Mr. Durant would have built it that way. Thanks for any info.
Leonard

Re: Engine Mounts on 14L

My 30 model 6-14 has solid mounts. No rubber to be found anywhere
Ken

Re: Engine Mounts on 14L

Some of the 14L and 15L motors had motor mounts. Mac Irvine of our club sells replacement rubbers for these mounts. Most 614's had a rubber isolater pad between the motor mount and the frame. The front was bolted solid.

Re: Engine Mounts on 14L

Hi Guys
I have put engine mount cushions (front & rear ) on both my cars. 15L & 22A were both rubber cushioned originally. I have seen Rugby chassis with engines mounted without cushioning cracked where engine is bolted. I believe if engine is cushioned, exhaust system should be hung on flexible straps. Am i right or wrong?
Sid

Re: Engine Mounts on 14L

If the engine is cushioned, then the exhaust system must be able to move, hence the flexible straps.

Re: Engine Mounts on 14L

Thanks for the information
I noticed in the Repair Parts List book on page 25 it list part number 24523 as a lower rubber front motor insulator and number 24524 as a upper rubber front motor insulator it also list a insulator washer. Does anyone have any idea what these insulators may have looked like? Thanks Leonard

Re: Engine Mounts on 14L

Leonard, With my 15L motor which is the same as 14L 1929, i put a round shock absorber rubber (modern ) between motor mount plate & chassis then another rubber under nealth then a bolt & washers through rubbers. Original insulaters were probably some sort of rubber perhaps reinforced with cord.
Sid

 

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