I just found out my motor mounts are broke on my Ford F150 pickup. I
had a friend gun the engine and the whole thing jumped, and began to
tip sideways. I am not in the mood to repair this in the cold so I
hope I can wait till spring. In the meantime, I just took a whole
large roll of duct tape and wrapped it around my engine and down under
the frame. I have not driven it yet, but I will in a few hours when I
go to work. Do you think this will hold my engine in place until the
weather gets warm? (This is a 400 engine)
Note. I wrapped around the engine twice. Between the carb and
distributor and also in the back where it got a good grip around the
block and the exhaust pipes. Then I wrapped some tape around the
starter to the frame too. It seems pretty secure.
These troll questions are always food for thought even though the
poster is merely playing with us and himself.
In an emergency, there might be a way to wrap plumbing hanger tape
around the frame and some available portion of the mount and bolt it
together. I attached my front sway bar bushing using same to with a
custom bracket to bridge frame rust and was surprised to see it hold
for years now. When you talk emergency, there is often a way for people
who practice at these situations. In the poster's case, the need is
more psycholocigal and probably chronic rather than emergency.
If his foil hat keeps falling off, then I can highly recommend flex-duct
metallic tape available at Lowes. Cheaper that regular metallic tape and
more flexible, but with the same adhesive properties.
Yeh, I'm a Krusty old Geezer, putting up with my 'smartass' is the price
you pay..DEAL with it!
No, no, no... Everybody knows that metallic tape will interfere with the
flux of the foil cap, thus reducing it's effectiveness. If this happens, the
controlling government and their celestial cronies can make their invasion.
you need to stop posting about things you have no knowledge of. Get a clue,
you would just once pick up a copy of the Enquirer and actually read it, you
make light of such a grave conspiracy!!! Are you just here to TROLL??? We are
danger. You are just such a ......damn, I can't remember any more of the common
childish usenet putdowns............so there! I guess I told you. ;)
Jeez, it was an honest mistake. Take it easy on him. What I do is use
the metallic tape in a loop to make it two-sided. This way you can put
it under the foil hat thus making the tape inert, and leaving the mind
control blocking properties intact. I think it works just fine. My
friends tell me I'm paranoid but I don't trust them.
Duct tape is not designed to be used that way, you need to use unobtianium tape.
It is only sold at proffessional parts stores like Target. It is far stronger
and more elastic. It as far greater ability to withstand heat so do not be
afraid to wrap it around the exhaust.
and that's where you are wrong!!!!
you can get unobtianium tape at any of the better auto parts supply stores
like pep boys, Strauss, and wall mart.
just stay away from those rip-off joints like Napa, national, AutoZone,
krakens. those pimple faced parts jockeys don't know their butts from a hole
in the ground!!!
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