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Old 06-20-2012, 11:20 AM   #241
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well after two calls to the local dealer i think i've been swept under the rug..

anyone hear of a mazda dealer not being able to obtain ms3 parts??
The link I posted above is for the correct mount and I hear they ship fast...
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Old 06-20-2012, 02:04 PM   #242
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The link I posted above is for the correct mount and I hear they ship fast...
On order today willl see how fast they are.
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Old 06-20-2012, 08:49 PM   #243
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So just to make something clear, the stock MS3 mount reduces cabin vibration even compared to the stock focus mount, correct?
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Old 06-20-2012, 09:52 PM   #244
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So just to make something clear, the stock MS3 mount reduces cabin vibration even compared to the stock focus mount, correct?
the rear engine mount is supposed to dampen your engines tendency to want to twist. If the rear mount is looser it reduces vibration and allows the engine and all connected components, transmission more freedom to move around. this sometimes results in less than stellar take offs from a standing start (wheel hop) and a rough time downshifting (when engine breaking). A stiffer rear engine mount eliminates a lot of the twisting motion, reducing wheel hop and such, but also tends to transfer more engine vibration into the rest of the car. for some people the crispness of the ride is worth the extra vibration. So in essence the RMM will add more vibration in the cab since it isn't being transferred through the rest of the drive line like the stock mount would
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Old 06-20-2012, 10:02 PM   #245
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the rear engine mount is supposed to dampen your engines tendency to want to twist. If the rear mount is looser it reduces vibration and allows the engine and all connected components, transmission more freedom to move around. this sometimes results in less than stellar take offs from a standing start (wheel hop) and a rough time downshifting (when engine breaking). A stiffer rear engine mount eliminates a lot of the twisting motion, reducing wheel hop and such, but also tends to transfer more engine vibration into the rest of the car. for some people the crispness of the ride is worth the extra vibration. So in essence the RMM will add more vibration in the cab since it isn't being transferred through the rest of the drive line like the stock mount would
ahh i see. Thats what i was thinking, but at the same time i thought i read somewhere in this thread that is reduced vibration. Thank you for the clarification.
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Thats what I am here for, if you have any other questions post em up. Only way to learn
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Old 06-20-2012, 10:27 PM   #247
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Thats what I am here for, if you have any other questions post em up. Only way to learn
I ordered using that part number which is from a 2010 MS3 motormount. 35$ from the dealer since Im a shop
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cool so you saved about 4 bucks on it haha. Replacing that other mount with the MS3 stocker, im happy with mine although I think I may be getting the inserts soon.

Damn mod bug is biting hard this year
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Old 06-20-2012, 10:37 PM   #249
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cool so you saved about 4 bucks on it haha. Replacing that other mount with the MS3 stocker, im happy with mine although I think I may be getting the inserts soon.

Damn mod bug is biting hard this year
Yah Big 4$ lol I laughed whole heartedly when he said my price and list price.
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I bet, I would have laughed as well.

Oh, I see we have another Sonic convert here.

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