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Old 09-14-2013, 08:03 AM   #11
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Do you still have to insert the bushings on VF rear mounts? If I am going to have to insert them anyway I should just go with Prothane.
Take the vf engineering mount out of the box & install. Or remove the rubber bushings in your stock dogbone & install poly bushings.
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Old 09-14-2013, 04:02 PM   #12
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Nice to see I don't have to buy the fancy bracket and can just replace the inserts.
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That's all I did with mine. I just bought the poly inserts and put them into my stock dog bone. Works fine.
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getting the old ones out can be a pain. putting the new ones in is easy.
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The dogbone mount was probably in the top two of my favorite mods for how the car felt.
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It was the first thing I changed.

My great shifts are crisper.

Under acceleration, the engine does not move around nearly as much as with the stock Mount.

But the vibrations at around 900 rpms are positively annoying, especially with the AC on.

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This: http://www.c-f-m.com/performancepart...us-95p1582.htm

Would be what is to be pressed into a OEM dogbone?
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I just ordered some massive inserts today.
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Lower torque mount was definetly one of my best investments. Gear shifts feel much better and the car is just overall more fun to drive.

I run a full set of VF engineering mounts and even with all of them I only get vibrations at idle and having all of them changed to poly inserts makes it much cheaper to replace in the future. replacing ALL the bushings cost about $120 and the stock passenger side mount cost $180 on its own. If you can deal with a slight vibration at idle only I highly recommend getting all of the mounts... but at least the lower torque mount.

Also glad to hear that i'm not the only one with poly mounts that gets a crazy vibration when you turn the A/C on.
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Lower torque mount was definetly one of my best investments. Gear shifts feel much better and the car is just overall more fun to drive.

I run a full set of VF engineering mounts and even with all of them I only get vibrations at idle and having all of them changed to poly inserts makes it much cheaper to replace in the future. replacing ALL the bushings cost about $120 and the stock passenger side mount cost $180 on its own. If you can deal with a slight vibration at idle only I highly recommend getting all of the mounts... but at least the lower torque mount.

Also glad to hear that i'm not the only one with poly mounts that gets a crazy vibration when you turn the A/C on.
Add a set of cams & no balance shafts in a 23= the vibration at 700 rpm is not that bad, yeah the hood vibrates.
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