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I messed up. I had thought I had taken enough pictures of my engine before I took it out. Bone Head me, 馃拃 I didn't. Now I'm trying to find the bracket that attaches to the lower portion of the AC bracket. There are two holes in the block in the lower passenger side and two holes in the aluminum bracket. They do not fit each other. If I remember correctly there was a steel bracket that connected the aluminum bracket to the block. If anyone has or could take a picture I sure would appreciate it. Fred?
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I saw this same post with another title, and no reference to a specific engine. The LO5 AC bracket has two braces, one to the intake manifold, and one to the third header bolt. The one to the intake goes under the stud that holds the fuel line clamp, and the one going to the header goes from the back of the outer AC bolt to a stud in the third header/exhaust manifold bolt. You can use a stud for the header bolt with a nut to hold the header/exhaust manifold, and a second nut to hold the brace. The original exhaust manifold bolt has threads on both sides of the head, like a stud with a nut half way down the stud.
 

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I still don't see this in the New Posts. I had to do a detailed search. Fred I appreciate your answer. It helps but I have stored away the parts and a picture would sure help. I just have trouble envisioning your description. Bear with me my Friend.

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The brace is a piece of 1/2 inch round stock with flattened ends. One flattened ends has an elongated hole drilled in it, and is bent about 20 deg. The other end has a slot, and is bent at about 70-80 deg. The abruptly bent end goes on the back of the passenger's side of the compressor, and the brace angles down to the third manifold bolt on the exhaust manifold. I do not have a picture.
 

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Ok. Thanks. I think I know where it is. You Da Man.

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