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Old 03-21-2013, 01:49 PM   #41
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Has anyone did this on a 2.3 passenger side mount???? It is hydraulic filled.
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Old 03-21-2013, 03:35 PM   #42
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Oh I guess I never updated this.

The liquid urethane works ok, but you still might get some engine motion and hopping. The best way to improve the stock passenger side mount is to make a brace out of some 1" 12ga or 14ga steel ($6 for 3ft at the hardware store). This prevents hopping and other undesirable motions, without running the risk of shear failure like many have seen with the Steeda or VF mounts. The vibration is pretty bad at first, but goes away over the first week or so as the brace deforms into a happy position.



You can do the same thing on the driver side. With the Unbreakable rear and these two braces the drivetrain feels absolutely solid. And I'm really picky about that. The virbation is really really bad with this driver side brace, so I took it off.

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Thanks for the update, but I need to know how this will work on a 2.3 Duratec.
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I have no idea. Have you even taken a look at your engine mount? From this stock photo the answer is an obvious and clear, "No."

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I have no idea. Have you even taken a look at your engine mount? From this stock photo the answer is an obvious and clear, "No."

Yes I have looked at it, I actually have a spare one.The top black piece with the 2 holes comes out, its filled with hydraulic fluid. It has leaked out, I was just going to fill the cavity with poly-urethane........
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Let us know how it goes
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Such as this, it is sold separately some places, but not a OEM from Ford :(
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My experience with the polyurethaning of the liquid filled passenger side mount was a bit different than illinipo's. I completely removed (torched) the OE rubber from the mount, then poured an entirely new one from 80A urethane. It was rock solid for the remainder of the car's life.

The driver side, I filled a new stock replacement with urethane without removing any of the OE rubber, and it was still too soft. I wound up using illinipo's discarded metal strap, which made that mount completely solid. It did vibrate a lot at idle and low RPM, but combined with poly control arm bushings, I wound up forgetting what wheelhop and motor movement felt like. I enjoyed that.

With enough motivation, I imagine you could do the same to your liquid-filled mount. Be careful to keep it aligned correctly when pouring the new urethane. I recommend making a jig to hold it in the correct position for pouring before stripping the OE rubber from it.
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Yes I have looked at it, I actually have a spare one.The top black piece with the 2 holes comes out, its filled with hydraulic fluid. It has leaked out, I was just going to fill the cavity with poly-urethane........
I would like to see how u got it apart. I got an extra for my 07. Have tried a few ways & times to get it apart.
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