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Old 01-10-2013, 01:21 PM   #11
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If I recall correctly, I put the bolt through the engine block side first then pushed the engine + mount back to get it lined up to the subframe. That poly is really stiff.

I have the same exact mount on my '07, I know it fits!!!!!
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Old 01-10-2013, 04:28 PM   #12
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Is that mount reversible? Could you have it backwards? Worst case return it and get inserts.
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Old 01-10-2013, 04:49 PM   #13
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Put your car on either jackstands or ramps. Take your jack with a block of wood on the lip and place that under your car. Raise the jack until it is supporting the motor. Loosen up the passenger side motor mount but don't take the bolts all the way out. This will give you a bit more of swaying motion in the motor. You may need someone to hold the engine while you place the dogbone mount into position. After you get the mount into position put the bolt in there and then tight the passenger mount back down.
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Have you tired to put the bolt that connects to the transmision first and then the one to the sub frame?
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Old 01-10-2013, 06:12 PM   #15
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TKE your almost there. This is normal, especially if our other months are oem. Brute force that piece in there. If you have ratchet straps you could ratchet the trans towards the rear and jack it up. Everyone gave good advice on alternative solutions.
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What I did was remove the bracket from the tranny (3 bolts). I then installed the mount to the subframe and the wiggled the tranny bracket onto the front of the mount. You will need an offset wrench to tighten the bottom bolt on the tranny mount if you go this route.
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Put your car on either jackstands or ramps. Take your jack with a block of wood on the lip and place that under your car. Raise the jack until it is supporting the motor. Loosen up the passenger side motor mount but don't take the bolts all the way out. This will give you a bit more of swaying motion in the motor. You may need someone to hold the engine while you place the dogbone mount into position. After you get the mount into position put the bolt in there and then tight the passenger mount back down.
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I just finished doing a 2007 ATX, the replacement dog bone was an OEM. I had the front wheels on ramps and ran into the same issue. I used a jack and block of wood to align the holes. It'll work.
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So what is the outcome? Is the mount better or the inserts? Opinions after install from those who have the D20?
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