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Old 12-17-2011, 11:49 AM   #11
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12 hours later and the test string I squeezed out is starting to gum up. It's no longer turning my fingers black. I think I will leave the weight on for a full day at least.

The Window Weld is probably better, and it is certainly harder at 60A vs 30A for this stuff, but I wanted to do this for the lowest possible cost. 25 bucks was too much lol
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Old 12-17-2011, 11:56 AM   #12
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i was looking at that to. also urs is good for DD. now i may leave the lower with the windsheild weld. try your idea for the two uppers. this way it is still much better than a rubber one. but sill a bit of flex so not rattle teeth .lol. oh i got my 3M for 13.97. But at 25.00 i think i would have looked around for a lower cost idea myself.
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Sweet deal for someone that doesnt have the cash or doesnt want the hardness of all 3 mounts with street bushings I know theres tons of vibration I run race bushings 93a any harder it would be delrin or nylon plastic.

Idle is terrible but during regular driving smooth as butter.
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16-17 hours. Elastic limit is getting better and better. I can really stretch out my test string with no apparent damage.
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Got any pictures of the drivers side mount? I would really like to see how you filled it in.
I taped up the bottom, trying to keep the stuff clear of where the mount attaches to the transmission. I then just built little walls up top, so it would fill up nice and thick, and poured it in.

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the lower & the driver side seem simple to fill. the passenger is the one i question. it has fluid to remove & then fill. i am wondering why illinipo decided to add 50lbs to compress his? should I look into compressing mine? his is for 00-04. mine is 05-07. hmmmmm??????
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Old 12-17-2011, 09:35 PM   #17
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The compression was to get the mount to the stock position. My bushing was broken so the whole thing was shifted down about 1/8". The weights just put it approximately back in the right spot.
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Also I wanted to cure the urethane in close to the same load and position as it will be when installed, so it is not preloaded.
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ok, hmmm. now i need to look into this when i go to do my passenger mount. thanks for the info.
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