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Engine is crooked.

Discussion in 'Tech Discussion' started by mavtricks71, Sep 14, 2018.

  1. mavtricks71

    mavtricks71 Full Access Member

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    I have an 1986 k10 with 350 ....my engine is sitting sideways. Both Engine Mounts have been replaced. We did do transfer case drop where you just relocate factor spacers. Anybody have any idear why engine a little sideways.... its looks maybe 1/4 inch sideways maybe tad more. If anybody has seen this tell me what you think.
     
  2. dvdswan

    dvdswan Full Access Member

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    Bent frame, body mounts worn shifting body, etc. It could be 1 or all of the reasons adding together.
     
  3. mavtricks71

    mavtricks71 Full Access Member

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    It's kinda offset on the car lift too....once it's on level ground I'm gonna look again....I'll feel like an idiot if it looks level once down on the ground!! Lol
     
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    Kinda need some pics Mike...
     
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    Check your trans mount..........
     
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