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How do I get a motor mount bushing to fit in motor mount

I was able to align the bushing into the top motor mount. However there is about 1/8" sticking out that will not budge. How can I get this to fit all the way in the mount?

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If you are sure the mount is not reversed, the difference could be in how the part was molded. As in being reversed, there may be a left or right side mount and you have the wrong side.

Your block casting has an angle, and the inner side of the mount goes to the engine and the outer side goes to the frame. One side may be higher than the other and you may have the mount bolted to the high side so it pushes 1/8 inch deeper than it should. Now if this is a rear wheel drive, sometimes you can tear the transmission mounts if you do not loosen the transmission frame mounts when you unseat the motor mounts. And actually the trans mounts are holding you back from aligning the motor.

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