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Originally Posted by jess p View Post
What is meant by "weld on mounting kit"
If you keep the G50 cross-member, there's an air gap between the mounts and the chassis. You weld blocks to the chassis so the cross member bolts up, but then you have the same problem with the G50 transmission mounts that folks with G50s have; not user-serviceable (WEVO do an exchange service) and poor choice for alternate mounts (stiffer mounts make a lot of difference).

Another option is a modified 915 cross member from PMS with slotted bolt holes and a sturdy block provided to space it off the transmission so it just bolts up. This takes 915 engine/transmission mounts, which just bolt in. 915 engine/tranny mounts interchange - so you can use any aftermarket mounts as desired.

Another wrinkle when doing this in a 911 is that all 930 sway bars have a kink in them to clear the bigger transmission; pre-G50 911 rear sways don't. So you either source a 930 sway or space them off the ARB console (which allows a wider selection of sizes).
'77 S with '78 930 power and a few other things.

Last edited by spuggy; 04-14-2013 at 10:27 AM..
Old 04-14-2013, 10:24 AM
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