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how does this look for 500 caddy mounts?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by y5mgisi, Apr 16, 2005.

  1. y5mgisi

    y5mgisi 1 ton status

    Aug 11, 2002
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    Portland Oregon
    So this is how i did my 500 mounts. Does this look like it will be strong enough? I used 2x2 squar tube that was not quite .25 thick. and the end plates that bolt to the frame are .25 thick. The motor is stock so im not pullin bid numbers but do you think this setup will hold?

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  2. smalltruckbigcid

    smalltruckbigcid 1/2 ton status

    Dec 25, 2004
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    NE Wyoming
    Thats pretty close to what I'm doing for my caddy swap (if I ever get time). As far as strength goes I don't think you'll have problems Someone else did this swap into a fox body mustang and sprayed the hell out of it (275hp shot) running a mount similar to your mount that was made from chromemolloy tube (1.5 inch dia)and he didn't have any problems with the mount.

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