Missing engine mount stud - will a M10 bolt suffice?

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Missing engine mount stud - will a M10 bolt suffice?

Post by kidcrewbob » Sun May 12, 2019 8:58 pm

Evening all - further to major auto box surgery on my 88 Scala (swapping in a replacement box) I'm taking the opportunity to renew all the engine / box mounts while I'm in there. Coming to fit the N/S engine mount bracket to the replacement box, noticed that one of the lower studs is missing.

I've crudely measured the depth of where the stud should be and length of the stud protrusion on the old box and it comes to c.65mm - so I've been looking for a replacement stud M10x65 however these seem to not be referenced against any VWs as far as I can tell. Closest is a part N0145251 - which is M10x85 and Heritage have them - so, I am suspecting there may be c.20mm of sheared stud lurking perhaps?

My question is, could I just use a M10x65 bolt to do the job - or does anyone know the spec / partno of a replacement stud (I cannot find one refereced anywhere though).

TIA
Rob



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Re: Missing engine mount stud - will a M10 bolt suffice?

Post by james butler » Sun May 12, 2019 11:34 pm

i would just use a bolt.
i am assuming your talking about the rear engine mount between the diff and under the floor mount?


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Re: Missing engine mount stud - will a M10 bolt suffice?

Post by kidcrewbob » Wed May 15, 2019 6:27 pm

Managed to get the stud from doner box out using the two nuts trick - so all good. Stuck on fitting driveshaft flange to gear box now as I need to make a spring compression tool as local so called vw specialists don't seem to have one - bit niche though I guess!!



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Re: Missing engine mount stud - will a M10 bolt suffice?

Post by mark1gls » Wed May 15, 2019 7:18 pm



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Re: Missing engine mount stud - will a M10 bolt suffice?

Post by kidcrewbob » Wed May 15, 2019 8:27 pm

Cheers mate - will have a bash at making one if I can find a decent bench drill locally !