Mazda3-5 MS3 MotorMounts Fit 2012 Focus - Page 25 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Third Generation > DURATEC Ti-VCT Performance (2012-Current)

DURATEC Ti-VCT Performance (2012-Current) The place to chat about any Duratec 2.0L Ti-VCT engine performance, tuning and exhaust related upgrades.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-20-2012, 12:20 PM   #241
Sonic_HedgeHog
Sonic Mk3 Crew #00
 
Sonic_HedgeHog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Fan#: 50003
Location: Albuquerque, NM
What I Drive: '12 Sterling Focus SE 5dr Sport Pkg

Posts: 13,496
Points 124,710, Level 100
Points: 124,710, Level: 100 Points: 124,710, Level: 100 Points: 124,710, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 19 Sonic_HedgeHog Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Quote:
Originally Posted by biggies79 View Post
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...
__________________
Hatch Nation #156. Sonic's Mk3 Crew Founder and #00
Moderator: DURATEC Ti-VCT Performance, ST Performance, MK3 Focus, SW Fanatics, Sonic's MK3 Crew
Sonic_HedgeHog is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 06-20-2012, 03:04 PM   #242
mustang0
Focus Enthusiast
 
mustang0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Fan#: 96079
Location: racine, WI
What I Drive: 2012 Blue Candy SE HB Sport Package

Posts: 420
Points 711, Level 14
Points: 711, Level: 14 Points: 711, Level: 14 Points: 711, Level: 14
Level Up 11% Completed
Level up: 11% Level up: 11% Level up: 11%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 1 mustang0 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sonic_HedgeHog View Post
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.
__________________
65 Racestang 96 Mustang 2012 Focus SE HB Sport Pac 5 speed man. NewMission Cold Air, lunchbox Delete,Custom 3" Magnaflow exhaust, Steeda Rear Sway Bar, Steeda STS,Axis wheels, Blox shift knob,Focus elecrtic RMM, Injected 93 Tune V1 176HP 152Torque
mustang0 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-20-2012, 09:49 PM   #243
me.awesome
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Fan#: 96215
Location: Pullman, WA
What I Drive: 2012 Candy Blue Titanium hatchback

Posts: 121
FF Reputation: 1 me.awesome Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
So just to make something clear, the stock MS3 mount reduces cabin vibration even compared to the stock focus mount, correct?
me.awesome is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-20-2012, 10:52 PM   #244
_RED_
Sonic's MK3 Crew #02
 
_RED_'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Fan#: 10712
Location: Orlando, FL
What I Drive: 2014 Fiesta ST

Posts: 8,167
Points 41,045, Level 100
Points: 41,045, Level: 100 Points: 41,045, Level: 100 Points: 41,045, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 7%
Activity: 7% Activity: 7% Activity: 7%
FF Reputation: 2 _RED_ Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
Quote:
Originally Posted by me.awesome View Post
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
__________________
'14 Fiesta ST
234 HP / 274 TQ
SCT Tune & Injen Intake, MBRP Catback
Moderator: Third Generation Ford Focus, DURATEC Ti-VCT GDI Performance Chat & Florida regional section
_RED_ is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-20-2012, 11:02 PM   #245
me.awesome
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Fan#: 96215
Location: Pullman, WA
What I Drive: 2012 Candy Blue Titanium hatchback

Posts: 121
FF Reputation: 1 me.awesome Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by REDFOCZ View Post
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.
me.awesome is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-20-2012, 11:13 PM   #246
_RED_
Sonic's MK3 Crew #02
 
_RED_'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Fan#: 10712
Location: Orlando, FL
What I Drive: 2014 Fiesta ST

Posts: 8,167
Points 41,045, Level 100
Points: 41,045, Level: 100 Points: 41,045, Level: 100 Points: 41,045, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 7%
Activity: 7% Activity: 7% Activity: 7%
FF Reputation: 2 _RED_ Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
Thats what I am here for, if you have any other questions post em up. Only way to learn
__________________
'14 Fiesta ST
234 HP / 274 TQ
SCT Tune & Injen Intake, MBRP Catback
Moderator: Third Generation Ford Focus, DURATEC Ti-VCT GDI Performance Chat & Florida regional section
_RED_ is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-20-2012, 11:27 PM   #247
FocusBoy58
Sonic Mk3 Crew #03
 
FocusBoy58's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Fan#: 38424
Location: Philadelphia, PA
What I Drive: 01 Turbo,12 SE,95 Vette 396

Posts: 1,819
Points 20,537, Level 90
Points: 20,537, Level: 90 Points: 20,537, Level: 90 Points: 20,537, Level: 90
Level Up 38% Completed
Level up: 38% Level up: 38% Level up: 38%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 14 FocusBoy58 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (16)
Quote:
Originally Posted by REDFOCZ View Post
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
__________________
2012 Audi Q7 TDI S Line ABTuning 391whp588wtq
01 Turbo Focus 300+ whp
2012 Focus 19" Niches, AEM CAI, F2 Race Header, 3" Borla Dual Exit, H&Rs, Eibach Sways 183whp157wtq
FocusBoy58 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-20-2012, 11:31 PM   #248
_RED_
Sonic's MK3 Crew #02
 
_RED_'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Fan#: 10712
Location: Orlando, FL
What I Drive: 2014 Fiesta ST

Posts: 8,167
Points 41,045, Level 100
Points: 41,045, Level: 100 Points: 41,045, Level: 100 Points: 41,045, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 7%
Activity: 7% Activity: 7% Activity: 7%
FF Reputation: 2 _RED_ Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
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
__________________
'14 Fiesta ST
234 HP / 274 TQ
SCT Tune & Injen Intake, MBRP Catback
Moderator: Third Generation Ford Focus, DURATEC Ti-VCT GDI Performance Chat & Florida regional section
_RED_ is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-20-2012, 11:37 PM   #249
FocusBoy58
Sonic Mk3 Crew #03
 
FocusBoy58's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Fan#: 38424
Location: Philadelphia, PA
What I Drive: 01 Turbo,12 SE,95 Vette 396

Posts: 1,819
Points 20,537, Level 90
Points: 20,537, Level: 90 Points: 20,537, Level: 90 Points: 20,537, Level: 90
Level Up 38% Completed
Level up: 38% Level up: 38% Level up: 38%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 14 FocusBoy58 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (16)
Quote:
Originally Posted by REDFOCZ View Post
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.
__________________
2012 Audi Q7 TDI S Line ABTuning 391whp588wtq
01 Turbo Focus 300+ whp
2012 Focus 19" Niches, AEM CAI, F2 Race Header, 3" Borla Dual Exit, H&Rs, Eibach Sways 183whp157wtq
FocusBoy58 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-20-2012, 11:40 PM   #250
_RED_
Sonic's MK3 Crew #02
 
_RED_'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Fan#: 10712
Location: Orlando, FL
What I Drive: 2014 Fiesta ST

Posts: 8,167
Points 41,045, Level 100
Points: 41,045, Level: 100 Points: 41,045, Level: 100 Points: 41,045, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 7%
Activity: 7% Activity: 7% Activity: 7%
FF Reputation: 2 _RED_ Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
I bet, I would have laughed as well.

Oh, I see we have another Sonic convert here.

Love the super sonic avatar
__________________
'14 Fiesta ST
234 HP / 274 TQ
SCT Tune & Injen Intake, MBRP Catback
Moderator: Third Generation Ford Focus, DURATEC Ti-VCT GDI Performance Chat & Florida regional section
_RED_ is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:57 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Audi S3, Ford Fusion and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. Challenger Hellcat - Charger Hellcat