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Old 04-13-2007, 12:29 PM   #1
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Lower mount install time?

I'm thinking of ordering an STS an Lower mount from C-F-M later on tonight, but I was just wondering how difficult and how long it takes to install the lower mount? FocusSport says 30mins, while steeda says 3 hours and that it should not be attempted by a "do it yourselfer". And hows you increase in vibration?

And how long should it take me to through the STS in? (im not worried about doing this)


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If you have access to a lift, 15 minutes including time to rack the car. If not, maybe an hour, including time to put on ramps or jack up so you can slide underneath the car. Two 13mm bolts then with some wiggling, it'll come right out.
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Lower mount isn't hard. 0.5-1.0 hours. Bring a big screwdriver/prybar in case you need to squeeze the engine forward a little.

STS isn't that hard either. 0.5 hours. You can save time after you realize you don't need to remove the console, and some careful prying will remove the shift boot.
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Well I did mine in 15min i jack my car up and put the font wheels on two cinder blocks and in no time i was done. The screw driver comes in very handy with out it you would find yourself wasting time. and the vibration increase is noticable but nothing to bitch about it wont shake or rattle just little vibration at idle u feel trough the steering wheel but nothing once ur moving.
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What a confidence booster, Ive done my own intake and exhaust, I guess I can handle this too! Thanks!
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Use a piece of wood to distribute the load of the jack when you jack up your engine, please.
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hmm... it took me 15mins with my arms and a 13mm..
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UPS just wont get here fast enough!
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