Speedway 1955-57 Chevy Car V8 Motor Mount Kit
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Please NOTE the following about this product:
- This item is sold as a pair.
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What's in the Box
Side-mount motor mounts are a more rugged mount design than the original front mounts found on your Tri-Five Chevy, plus they allow more room for front drive accessories. Our motor mount kit allows you to side-mount 1958-up S/B Chevy 283-400 c.i. V-8 engines into your 1955, 1956, or 1957 Chevy passenger car. Will also work on 396-454 big block engines.
Includes frame brackets, engine brackets, rubber mount cushions, hardware, and instructions.
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This 21 circuit kit is designed to fit the 1955-1957 "Tri-Five Chevy". This harness features a factory location Painless mounting plate for the fuse block, and special dash & turn signal connectors. Included with this harness you will also find pre wired plugs for the headlights and each wire is custom printed with the circuit identification as well as using GM color codes for easy installation.
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This disc brake kit will increase the total front track width by 1-3/4" (7/8” per side).
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- Includes rubber brake hoses
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This heavy duty Wilwood brake kit is just the ticket for your '55, '56 or '57 Chevy car. Features 4-piston billet Dynalite calipers, aluminum hubs, 11-3/4" vented rotors and required brackets and hardware. Calipers have 1/8" NPT inlet. Works with 15" and larger wheels.
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- Any type V8
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On your '55-'57 Chevy car, the front motor mounts are at the front of the block and the rear mount attaches to the bellhousing. This works fine for original use, but makes it hard to swap in a different tranny or add belt driven accessories to the front of the engine. This mount kit is the solution!
- Uses common mounts.
- No welding, but drilling is required.
916-28910 Instructions (pdf)