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Old 04-16-2012, 11:21 PM   #1
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quick question

on a 5-speed, how would one know they'd need motor mounts?? just wondering.


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You'd feel the engine move quite excessively.
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would that be pretty easy to tell from the normal jerkyness of a manual while driving?
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would that be pretty easy to tell from the normal jerkyness of a manual while driving?
Your manual shouldn't be jerky ...
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Your manual shouldn't be jerky ...

well i mean just during shifting. i assumed all manual cars jerk a bit during the shifting process.
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not if you're a good driver!
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best way is to crawl under your car and look! The bushings are a hollow rubber design, if there torn or otherwise bad looking, then its replacement time
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Oil filled bushings. Check for leaks
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i think any movement is amplified by how soft the stock suspension is. If you shift aggressively you're going to have undesirable movement no matter what.

Your car is a 2010, I doubt your engine mounts are worn out. Another way to tell (in addition to st12131's comment) is to drive a comparable focus if possible

I'm currently debating upgrading to the frpp suspension to reduce brake dive, body roll, shift movement etc
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My pass side mount was leaking and replaced under warranty. You could tell if you were in 3rd ~3K RPM and get on and off the throttle, you shouldn't feel the car buck too much.
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