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Old 06-28-2012, 10:02 AM   #275
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So I decided to be extra cheap so I grabbed a stock mazda3 (non-speed) mount from a friend ($free.99), a tube of marine urethane from Home Depot (~$11), and a class 8.8 bolt and lock-washer from Ace Hardware ($not much). Total cost: not much over ~$11.

I filled up the mount, let it sit for a week and a half (okay, so I forgot about it because I've been so busy, but it had plenty of time to cure) and installed it this Sunday. I have no useful pictures at the moment but it looks like a stock mazda3 mount with urethane in it.

I like it, the motor feels a little more responsive to what I am doing with the gas pedal, especially from a stop. I don't know the durometer of the urethane but it isn't super high. The best part is I now have a stock mkIII mount to take measurements from to machine a custom mount with stiffer urethane (because racecar).
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