PS: I seem to vaguely remember reading somewhere that the spacing of the diagonals at the rear was increased on chassis from a certain date onwards, so if you're is an earlier chassis they may be closer together than other people's.
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Hi Andrew - thanks for the offer and your second point would explain a lot, including why Simon's fits and mine doesnt. If the bar was slightly to the right it would be fine (see pic).
I'll try a wanted ad, but hens teeth spring to mind so may take up your generous offer.
Alan, has you're n/s engine mount been replaced? If not is it free if any damage or cracks?
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Hi Stu - new engine mounts and rubbers.
I have seen 'cranked' removable struts which give extra clearance by bending out around and inch at the attachment point.
Thanks Dave. That seems to have worked.
Alan, Just had a look at the position of the clevis on the chassis. Mine is a good 20mm further outboard to yours. The diagonal sits how you had yours in the picture with it outside the clevis. That explains why mine fits. It's a 2001 superlight chassis if that makes any difference. I guess they fitted your mount in a different position for whatever reason they did.