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Old 05-06-2009, 08:06 PM   #85
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ok im home, I dont see why you couldnt just drill new holes and call it a day. with the new holes outside the old ones that area of the plate shouldnt see any stress.
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I was thinking of just getting this, and with the Lower VF mount I have and call it a day.

and keep the stock pass and upper tranny mounts. Should hold 350whp right?
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Old 05-07-2009, 02:43 PM   #87
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I would weld up the old holes.... just to be safe.
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Old 05-07-2009, 03:00 PM   #88
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Is it stainless?
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looks like aluminnum to me, that why i said we have a AC tig. but is there a bit of corrosion on it in the first few pics? then it'd be stainless.

vast majority of aftermarket stuff like that is going to be 6061 cuz it keeps a good shine for a long time
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I figured Alum would be to weak to me a Torque Damper.
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Old 05-07-2009, 03:25 PM   #91
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no its fine if you make it big enough

steeda, VF, etc engine mounts are all aluminum

but those engine mounts have another problem that would cause me never to use aluminum there...
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K, If its Alum I dont have the materials to weld on Alum. I can take it to Tim's weld shop though and plug the holes there.


John, so after you cut the notch out and adjusted it there were no added vibration? Or very minimal?

This is my DD, and sometimes Road Trip car, vibration would get very annoying.
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Its stainless, not aluminum.

and you HAVE to cut the notch, otherwises its almost unbearable to drive.

I have minimal vibration in my car and thats with all 3 VF mounts and the stiffy (before I took it off)

I took mine off for the rebuild and just never put it back on.
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hey john, if you still have your's, can you trace it with a cryon on white paper? i want to make a damper for my zetec.... if not, ill just do trial-error with thin cardboard sheets.

if anyone know where i can get the damper unit, doesn't have to be Stiffy brand, pls let me know.


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Theres no way you can trace this thing... it has at least 3 axis's of measurement.
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okay no problem, i guess ill wing the bracket.... ill let you know if get something similar to the ingalls bracket.


would anyone know where i can get a engine damper?
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