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Old 04-15-2009, 10:12 AM   #1
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Well guys my motor is out and it's at the machine shop getting a make over, forged 355, anyway's while I have it out I'm wanting to change out the motor mounts because it is a 94 and I know they have never been changed. I need some suggestions on what to go with. Any help will be great: Brand, Solid, poly, stockers, what to go with??????Thanks Steve
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Old 04-15-2009, 10:15 AM   #2
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Do anything but solid mounts. They will cause nasty vibrations and can even cause false knock too.
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So solid is out of the question, where would be the best deal to buy at? I guess it would be best to get a deal with motor mounts and a tranny mount! I tried a poly trans mount before and I could tell something was wrong like it pitched my driveshaft because my car drove so stiff and grinded and whined some! Don't know if that pitch was causing this or not but I swapped it out with a stocker and it stopped. Hit me up folks let me know!
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Just replace the tranny and motor mounts at the same time with the Energy Suspension (or brand of your choice) polyurethane equivalents. If you change them together, the engine/trans should sit at the correct height and angle and you shouldn't have any problems with rattling, thudding, etc.
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Iv had solids on my car for over 2 years. The vibrations isnt bad. Never had any problems with false knock.
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Get poly motor and trans mounts. Get your drive shaft rebalanced or swap to a LS1 driveshaft.
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Thanks guys, I'm going with some Poly all the way around! Where to buy from!, looking for cheapiest all though quality???
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prothane makes a kit thats like 70 bux at summit comes with both motor mounts and the trany mount
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yep go with prothane
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Try the ws6 store, great prices great people and super fast shipping
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Yep, i got prothanes from summit. It was like 70-75 buck as stated above. You definately feel the engine alot more, and feels alot more solid at wot.
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WS6 store $49.95

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http://store.summitracing.com/partde...view=32&N=700+

Check this out, motor mounts and the tranny mount for $73.95
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http://www.ws6project.com/user_stor/...oducts_id=1039

if you add this with it and then add there shipping it was 3$ cheaper than summit, plus once you talk to mike kasser over there you will understand why i only use them now. shipping for both items was $7.50 and always have my parts in 2 days. and returning things is very simple with them. I know your going to choose what you want and i have nothing to do with the company. Its just once i used them i will always go back, even if its a $1 or 2 more just because lol
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Well hopefully I wont have to return things if there as good as you make them out to be, loL! Does hardware come with their's as well. Didn't see it in the picture or listing!
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LOL mine did, came with everything needed
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I like GM mounts, the Prothane/ES were too harsh for my tastes.
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How does everyone else about this to harsh thing? What is to harsh mean? Is it going to feel like my motor want's to jump from under the hood or what?
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How does everyone else about this to harsh thing? What is to harsh mean? Is it going to feel like my motor want's to jump from under the hood or what?
Vibration mostly. But I don't know what all the complaining is about, I like my ride to be firm, it's more responsive.
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So prothane all the way!!!!!! Sounds good
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