Originally Posted by poorboy
They did indeed come with a V8 option from mid 54 on BUT that early motor mounted off a bracket attached to the front of the motor and had a transmission mounts on side of the bell. That stuff isn't too compatible with the modern engine and transmission mounting systems.

Wasn't trying to suggest he put in the optional poly, just that if a poly was optional then the room was there for at least an LA. Though to be honest a 440 ought to fit too, but I am assuming that, lol.

Sounds like that original poly mounts very similar to how the 6 mounts in my 51 Plymouth.