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Old 03-06-2010, 09:19 PM   #111
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Old thread, but its in the how-to archive.
Used this to install my CFM lower mount today on my SVT.
So much easier of an install on the SVT than it was on my sedan.
LOVE the results! The shifting and overall feel of the car is AWESOME now!
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Old 05-31-2010, 06:35 PM   #112
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can you tell me how the it took my 2 hours and i just break a bolt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

THIS car is a headache since i bought it.

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Old 03-17-2011, 11:03 PM   #113
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installed mine today .. that bolt to the chasis was a bitch and a half.

I ended up using a 4 ft breaker bar to loosen it's 100k death grip.
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Old 02-18-2012, 05:11 PM   #114
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Alright so today I was trying to install my new cfm dogbone mount and the bolt that goes through the mount and into the subframe BROKE IN HALF!!!!
Half of it came out but the other end is stuck in there. How can I get it out of there???

you can see the rusty part of the bolt on top where it's sticking through the weld nut, stupid corrosion weakend the bolt....I am tired of this car fighting me on everything simple thing I try and do to it!!!!
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Old 03-21-2012, 06:57 PM   #115
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Well im in a bind....

Got the two bolts out of the mount and now I cant get the mount out or even back install the way it was.

Seems the transmission has shifted its weight towards the subframe and I cant move it to get it lined back up. I can one of the bolts in but not both, let alone the old mount out and the in on in its place.

Any tips or tricks? How do i man handle this to get it aligned?
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Old 03-21-2012, 07:27 PM   #116
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Well I'm giving up on this for tonight, just getting frustrated and no results

So worst case scenario and I cant get it installed. Would it be ok to drive the car 1.5 miles to the shop i normally get stuff done at with out the lower mount attached? Say if i drive like a complete grandma or would that destroy my other two mounts or worse?
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Old 03-22-2012, 11:20 AM   #117
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Bump, any suggestions for when I try to tackle this again tonight? I just cant get any leverage while laying on my back to get the trans moved back enough to get the old mount out. I can move the tranny only a little and not enough. Any ideas on what caused my tranny to move towards the subframe? I could clearly see that the wood I used to support the tranny had been moved towards the frame by a couple inches as it was running into the frame where as when the mount was still bolted in, i had an inch between the block and the frame.
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Old 03-22-2012, 01:01 PM   #118
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pick up a set of ratchet straps do you can position the engine / transmission for the install... The engine is not balance weight wise with the transmission attached so the assembly will shift as a result of having more weight on one side vs the other... the factory side mounts are "soft" so will provide more movement then you may think.
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I've did this mod on about 6 different foci and it took no longer than 30 mins each time. I guess I have just had some pretty good luck with the bolts coming right out. It could be that I am just a beast!
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I need to replace the mounts on my car. Are the OEM mounts good, or should I purchase aftermarket?
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