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87 Diesel Ranger help please

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Does anyone know where to find some motor mounts for this creature? The oil pan is nearly sitting on the cross member and I would like to replace them before they completely fail and I have a holy oil pan. I found these but they are not the same style. Pic of replacement below:

Also, I have yet to find a passenger side mount..
Any help is appreciated

Jesse
 


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Rockauto has one for the front left (not sure which side?) but its $12.24

Oh yeah I just checked napaonline.com. They have both motor mounts you need.
 
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Thanks for the help, And reading back now I realized what I typed was not all that clear lol. The pic I posted up is not the right one. It is the only one I have been able to find :( and will not work (I have one of these already)
 

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Ranger diesel motor mounts.

Hello,
You will not find motor mounts for this truck. When you check with the parts houses some of them will list mounts that they say will fit but alas when you get them they will be like the one you have pictured and they will not work. Not even close. I think there is a systemic data base error for these aftermarket mounts.
I built jigs and molds and rebuilt mine and several for other people. I take the original mounts and throw them in a fire to burn the original rubber off of the steel pieces then I sandblast them, next I bolt the pieces in a metal jig that I built. Then i install wooden molds around them, with mold release agent of course, then I cast them in 60 durometer urathane. Pop the molds off, give them a coat of black spray paint and you got new mounts. Better than the originals because of the urathane instead of rubber. I will rebuild yours if you like, but I must have the old ones for the metal pieces. Just email me if interested. Chelton@reawire.com
 

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Thanks for the help, And reading back now I realized what I typed was not all that clear lol. The pic I posted up is not the right one. It is the only one I have been able to find :( and will not work (I have one of these already)
If you can't find the mounts, let me know. I will trade you a 86 v6 auto ranger running with a 2.3 gas engine for your diesel engine, mounts and all. i have a 88 ext cab (2wd) I would like to diesel as I use to tow a race trailer of racing mowers all over the country and use interestate alot. It would also give my stack exhaust a good reason to be there. (LOL might not look rite on a gas truck but I like em)

You will have to keep your tranny as for my truck is just 2wd and from pics, yours is 4wd
 

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Hello, I could use your services in rebiulding my motor mounts? Could you give me a call? Scott (217)899-2652 I have an 87 2X4 that I have completly overhauled.
 

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Wow, where have I been lol...

Parrotfred, do you have any extras to ship that I could swap out for mine to ship back? This truck is my DD so I can't afford to have it down for very long (sucks when the backup DD is down too lol)

RangerKing, sorry but there is a LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG line waiting on this poor thing if I ever let it go lol, but as long as it is running good I don't have any plans to let it go anytime soon tho
 

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I may have, give me a couple fo days to look. If I do it will take me about a week to rebuild them.
 

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Parrotfred I need my mounts rebuilt, they are off and ready to go. The email would not work. Can I get some contact information please?
 

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Motor Mounts for DIESEL, Mistsubishi, WANTED!

:icon_welder:I need a NEW motor mount for my 87 Ranger Mitsubishi DIESEL, for the LHS [driverside]! There is only steel remaining on my mount, the rubber is all gone. I do not think Parrotfred is active anymore, though he did provide some good info. There must be some solution to this dilemma. Any sources or do I have to make my own? I may be wrong but I think Mini-Stroke is correct in that the offered mounts do NOT fit. The are all made in India and will not fit the Mitsubishi mount. I bought 2 from Rock Auto and even attempted to modifty them but failed. Any additional attempts will require me to remove the engine and I'd like to avoid that. If I have to I will cast my own. Any suggestions or sources appreciated.
 

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Necro-posting hoping to revive anyone with pictures of 4wd mitsubishi mounts. Have 2wd mounts but need to see what changes with bracket/mounting.
 

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