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Old 02-15-2010, 06:36 AM   #1
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does anyone know the specs of the bolt setup he used? (nuts, bolts,washers,screw)

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I know when i did it i used a 8in Grade 8 bolt, thats all i remember. Im sure if you dig around on the other site you will find out more info
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The bolt I used was an 8" grade 8 bolt. As far as the amount of spacers and washers, make sure the overall length between the mount bracket and subframe is the same as the oringinal mount. You will have a vibration after you do a solid mount. I took a thin piece of rubber tubing that fit on the bolt and through the subframe, that lessened the vibration a little.
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How did you get the weight off the mount? To me it looks like you put a jack stand under the trans near the front left and let the car down on it, is that right?

I had one replaced in the spring and by mid summer it was completely broken again, time for the solid mount
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There is a tab on the trans in the front where next to the engine. I used a block and a jack to lift it enough to get the weight off the mount
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what symptoms would you get of a weakned motor mount?
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What I noticed was when the car was still warming up and I would shift into reverse or drive you can really feel the engine moving aorund, easier way to check would be open the hood and hold the brake and shift into gear, if you see the engine shaking around then your mount is bad
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Sometimes you'll get harsh shifts too. That'* how I noticed mine was originally borked.
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Sounds like an item for TEch Info w/pics. Anybody up for a writeup?

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