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1982 G10 HELP!!! #748413
May 15th 2019 11:52 am
May 15th 2019 11:52 am
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Hello everyone! I have a 82 Chevrolet G10. I've swapped the straight 6 motor to a Vortec 350. Im having issues with the motor frame mounts not lining up with everything else. Seems like I would need frame mounts for a van that had a v8 in it originally. But I can't seem to locate any. Can anyone help please?

Thanks!!!!!!!


Hello everyone!!! I'm new to the site as a member, but i've been checking it out for a while now. I purchased an 82 Chevy G10 a few months ago. In the process of swapping out the 4.1 250 I6, for a 350 vortec.
Re: 1982 G10 HELP!!! [Re: geezy9000] #748425
May 15th 2019 8:25 pm
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The "towers" are certainly different between 6cyl and 8cyl engines. Should be easy to harvest at a junkyard. It'll be a tough part to find otherwise I think.


Jason
1984 Chevy G20 5.3L/4L60E
Re: 1982 G10 HELP!!! [Re: geezy9000] #748427
May 15th 2019 9:23 pm
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To find a set of 350 mounts for a 82 will be tough cause they didnt come with a 350 .... they had a I6 or a 305.

Might have get a set of 350 mounts N weld them to the frame.


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Re: 1982 G10 HELP!!! [Re: geezy9000] #748437
May 16th 2019 7:14 am
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Any small block motor mounts for G van should work, 305 and 350 use the same mounts IIRC.

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Re: 1982 G10 HELP!!! [Re: geezy9000] #748447
May 16th 2019 12:28 pm
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Don't beat yourself up the way I did. The motor sits offset to the pass side, stop trying to center it. I went to the junk yard and bought small block pedestals, got them home they were the same. This was my 84 g20, My 89 with the BB looks set up just like the SB.

Re: 1982 G10 HELP!!! [Re: geezy9000] #748451
May 16th 2019 1:41 pm
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I used the stock mounts for the 305 in my '86 g20 van when I installed a 400 sbc. I'm pretty confident all sbc mounts are the same.


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