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Old 10-24-2010, 10:24 AM   #11
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i know i have messed up every poly mount on the lower dog bone mount i have used.. but the only problem with the solid mounts is i drive this car daily.. wouldnt that be too harsh for daily driving?
Yes it will be harsh, but you also have a 400whp FWD car and need to properly control that power.
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Old 10-24-2010, 10:27 AM   #12
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yeah i guess your right.. i wonder if i can fabricate a mount that mounts to several points that i can put several ingalls style shock absorbers.. or even something that allows me to lock it down when i take it to the track.. hmmm... now you all got me thinking..
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You're working at this all backwards.
If you want to play at the track, you have to FIRST have a proper suspension setup and then add power.
You've added a ton of power and now you're trying to band-aid pieces here and there.
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Old 10-24-2010, 10:39 AM   #14
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what do you mean suspension pieces.. i have the h&r cup kit full suspension with upgraded sways.. quaife diff.. are you talking about the poly control are bushings?
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what do you mean suspension pieces.. i have the h&r cup kit full suspension with upgraded sways.. quaife diff.. are you talking about the poly control are bushings?
Sorry I wasn't clear. When I say suspension, I mean ALL pieces not connected to the frame.
Anything that flexes, contorts, squats, twists etc. of its own accord when you stomp the throttle.
This includes the engine/drivetrain and suspension.

Can you fabricate your own parts?
If not, I may be able to help.

This is my solid mount:
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i could probably do something like that.. i might have to try that.. is it really bad driving it like that? my question is.. i have poly upper mounts the steeda kit.. you saying thats not good enough for my car?
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i could probably do something like that.. i might have to try that.. is it really bad driving it like that? my question is.. i have poly upper mounts the steeda kit.. you saying thats not good enough for my car?
I'm saying that without a doubt your current mounts are allowing excessive engine movement.

The solid mounts will add a considerable amount of vibration and amplify the exhaust sound too.
Your car will be noisy, loud and have tons of vibrations.
Everything in your rear view mirror will be blurry.
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everything is already blurry...lol.. and its not a quite car.. thats why i have loud stereo..haha.. although it rides pretty nice.. like a mix between a race car and sport compact..
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All I have done for motor mounts is the passenger side steeda and a Cfm dogbone and the traction bars. I pulled a 1.906 60ft leaving soft
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i want the traction bars.. bad.. but i would have to modify them to make them work.. i bet that would fix my problem.. i agree im getting alot of flex and not really sure why..if i could do 1.9s on the 60' i would be running 12s on my low setting..
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