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Offline Barber

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Bedford J1
« on: August 07, 2018, 02:18:33 PM »
Hi all i am new my username name is Barber and I own a J1 Bedford and I pulled out the original engine from the truck yesterday and I have a holden 253 v8 with a trimatic gearbox to go into it but I am a little stuck I don't have any engine mounts for it and I am a little unsure if I need to modify anything to make it all fit so if their is any information or photos of yours I would appreciate it thanks

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Re: Bedford J1
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2018, 03:11:43 PM »
Great to hear about your truck Barber
Unfortunately there wont be much info on here
As this forum is for CF Bedford VANS...
A happy to have you join us thou 😊😉😊
Cheers Wendy & Ray

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Re: Bedford J1
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2018, 11:15:46 PM »
Ebay is always a good start but I have found it is amazing what engineers will let you get away with, I have changed Cf back from a Ford windsor v8 motor mount to a holden straight 6 with just a couple of bits of flat steel and 4x10mm bolts, best bet pester your repco for a book on motor mounts and you are sure to find some very near matches. A conversion can save big $ in the future

 

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