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Old 02-03-2006, 03:19 AM   #81
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If any of you neewbs or ect.... Are still thinkin about your first mod. THIS IS IT!!! I know first hand this will be the best(first mod) hands down. SVT or any other.
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Old 02-03-2006, 03:22 AM   #82
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P.S. hey WD-40 hows the new dish washer workin? Judgin by the cardboard and the ring (let alone the masive hair on your hand) in the pics......LQ01
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i installed a steeda shifter and just got the engine mount about 2 weeks ago, the shifter was nice, didnt notice too much difference. but once i put the engine mount in, DAMN!

i notice alittle more vibration at idle, but once i get my SCT excal2 and raise the idle RPM 100RPM's it'll be fine. just idling at 700rpm's is alittle rough. but excelleration and shifting is very very nice and tight.
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Old 04-18-2006, 02:29 PM   #84
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Had the VF Engineering rear mount in previously when i bought the car with 12k miles on it. The mount completely failed on me at 45k. Maybe because im rough on my SVT?? hmmmm.....

Anyways, I bought a Steeda Rear mount to replace the VF and because of the write up, everything was pretty easy. The second most forward bolt was kind of a pain for about 10 mins until I decided to move the mount around a little instead of trying to adjust the tranny......its wierd how easy things are when you think it through a little.

Excellent write up........Thanks.
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Old 04-18-2006, 04:43 PM   #85
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P.S. hey WD-40 hows the new dish washer workin? Judgin by the cardboard and the ring (let alone the masive hair on your hand) in the pics......LQ01
LOL!!
Finally saw your comment.
Dishwasher is over 5 years old now (I have quite the cardboard collection), and workin' great.
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Old 06-02-2006, 09:47 PM   #86
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i have no torque wrench what so ever, so if i tighten it too much will it be bad? so ive also read that theres a mac mount which is cheaper than the VF mount. am i just paying for the name!?
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Old 06-10-2006, 01:05 PM   #87
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Just installed the rear mount on my ZTS sedan. I have the MTX-75 and it only took about 45 minutes to install.

Once I took out the bottom bolt for the engine mount I took off the 3 bolts on the mounting bracket on the transmission (2 on the side, one on back) and then took out the entire unit leaving the engine mount and bracket attached. I was then able to attach the new mount to the bracket that attaches to the transmission. I then attached the bracket back to the transmission and then was able to move the whole transmission enough to line up the bottom bolt that attached the mount to the subframe.

Going to take it out for a ride now.


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I just came back from taking it out for a spin. Definitely more vibration at idle (mostly felt in the steering wheel) but nothing too outrageous. What a difference it makes. The clunking between shifts is gone and it feels like it shifts a lot better now. Well worth the trade off for the added vibration at idle, really, how much do you idle anyway.

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Great How to, congrats!
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Now, to go get myself the Steeda short shifter, and have the best of both worlds.

IMHO, I would not install the shifter without first doing the rear motor mount.
No matter how much you improve the shifter, the engine is still going to be moving too much. [/B]


MAN i'm glad you warn me about that i was ready to order the Short STS.

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I'd do the shifter as one of the first mods, but that's just me...
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