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 Post subject: Mk3.5 Cradle?
PostPosted: Tue Mar 18, 2014 11:15 pm 
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Hey does anyone know if the gearbox cradle is the same on a mk3.5 1.1 to a fiesta 1.6? If so any ideas why I was having trouble getting it to fit?

Only advice I've been given is to change the gearbox mounts? :doh:


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 Post subject: Re: Mk3.5 Cradle?
PostPosted: Wed Mar 19, 2014 4:10 pm 
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the cradles are the same on mk3 and mk3.5. the mounts only need to be changed if they are fucked because they are the same too. you just need to make sure the engine mount isn't tight to allow full movement and lift the engine and push it about until the bolts slot into the holes. then tighten it all up. just be brutal with it until it fits :thumbsup:

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 Post subject: Re: Mk3.5 Cradle?
PostPosted: Wed Mar 19, 2014 8:03 pm 
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I not agree. I did want to fit a 1.6 cradle onto a 1.8 , but it didn't fir for some stupid reason.
Thing was about 2 cm shorter than the 1.8.


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 Post subject: Re: Mk3.5 Cradle?
PostPosted: Wed Mar 19, 2014 8:24 pm 
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we aren't talking about it fitting the car. we are talking about the mounts fitting the cradle. they are the same :thumbsup:

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get your finger out and fix the fucking thing! (if you reply with the same thing to me you can fuck yourself, yours is easier to fix than mine is)
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 Post subject: Re: Mk3.5 Cradle?
PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2014 9:31 am 
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I shall let you know the outcome tonight


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2014 6:56 pm 
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Sam_RSi wrote:
we aren't talking about it fitting the car. we are talking about the mounts fitting the cradle. they are the same :thumbsup:


Whoehaha, sorry im dutch :p thought the cradle underneath the car


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:51 pm 
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The gearbox cradle is different comparing it from a 1.1 to a 1.6 and the mounting brackets within the cradle are also completely different and the rubber mounts themselves are different as the si has larger rubber mounts and the 1.1/1.3 has little ones but they all fit each other when it comes to the rubber mountings but the 1.1 ones are not as strong, same with the cradles the zetec and cvh ones are thicker

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