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Old 10-18-2010, 10:00 PM   #1
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Brittany noticed my engine moved back and forth a little too much when we were all revving our engines at JJ'* Cruise Saturday Oct 9th. Nick and I took a closer look and confirmed my suspicion of the front motor mount being shot. So today I decided to fix that. Cheaped out and used the hockey puck method.

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Hockey pucks: $1.99 each (MC Sports)
Grade 8 1/2"x6" bolt: $3.18 (Lowes with employee discount)
Grade 8 lock washers: $0.94 (Lowes with employee discount)
Grade 8 hex nuts: $0.94 (Lowes with employee discount)


Made a template of the center point and used the sharp end of a compass to mark it on the puck


Just a bit messy.


I'll post a pic of it in the car tomorrow if I remember. Too dark to see inside the engine compartment right now and I forgot to take a pic before I pulled out of the garage. I must say that I love the fact I no longer have harsh shifts and now have instant response from the motor again.
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I did mine last month, what a change. But I just drilled threw and put a 1/2" grade 8 bolt threw the mount and remove the little worthless strut. WOW, great shifts.
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Hockey puck?!

I never woulda guessed
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Hockey puck?!

I never woulda guessed
Yup it works great for the Bonne'* front mount
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I'm gonna do this on the Turbo Grand Prix
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Go for it. You'll love the results if it fits
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if that version doesnt work for your grand prix, make your own.
heres one for the park avenue:
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What'* with the black tape and wood screw?
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You will notice a difference.. I did the hock puck too
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I used hockey pucks as subframe bushings on the 94.I did not feel it was worth about 1000 bucks to get new bushings haha
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