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Old 08-14-2007, 08:46 AM   #21
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Wow...

That'* the back of that side. Both mounts and IIRC the only thing that holds that corner up.
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I'm hoping his front mount is SOLID, because that'* a lot of weight that is probably adding more stress to the front - the only bolt left on that side.
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Well, this is certainly making me want to go put my car in the air to check it out while I have it off the road and time to work on it.

Peter, I know what you mean about car rentals. If I had a spare of my own that was on the road, I'd drive it up and let you borrow it (since it would be a spare and it could use some paint too )

I would think that if you were careful with it, you should be fine. The motor/tranny should be well enough balanced in there to not be a huge issue on open roads. Just on the bumps.

You may want to see if you can get a ratchet strap in there somewhere so you can ude that to hold the subframe up. Not sure where it would attach, but would keep it from banging into the body and the reduced movement would help save the other mounts.
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yeah, maybe ill se if a can get a strap under the subframe and over the strut brace to add a litte stability
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Yikes!
Is this a common area for failure with these cars? Man, I am going to inspect mine right after work!

Good luck, Pete.

Let us know how the repair goes.

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It'* probably fairly common after 12 years of winter driving in Ontario or the Northeast US if preventative actions aren't taken.
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Yall are starting to make me worry about mine.
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I'm glad I don't have to worry about mine... It was a southern car. (Click to enlarge)


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Gotohell Pinky. :P lol

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I'm POR-15-ing the 03 this summer. I'll never have to worry again. I refuse to have another rust problem. And right now she'* purrrty underneath.
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One of you hosers needs to haul my 93'* carcass out that way. Strip all the parts off your car and put them in my RUST-FREE chassis. LOL!!
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