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Old 10-27-2010, 05:08 PM   #14
kkspeed
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Originally Posted by spiller View Post
The intermittant issue does not entirely surprise. And yes the A/C compressor turns on with the defrost mode.

I don't know about aligning the RH mount/engine. I was just careful about the order I tightened the nuts and bolts. I did set the engine carefully when dropping the bolts thru the mount and into the frame.

The failure of the RH mount could have contributed to an early failure of either or both of the two other mounts.

Since good mounts should even isolate a bad running engine, I would confidently guess that your vibration is still the engine mounts.

Hey my earlier reply did post! (Sorry for the duplicate)
Thanks for the advice!

I'm going to change the dog-bone and transmission mounts.

Since I purchased a factory RH mount, is it worth it to spend the extra money on factory dog-bone and transmission mounts?

I heard bad things about Anchor mounts sold in chain auto part stores.
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