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Old 05-04-2012, 10:09 PM   #31
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I till any not sure on the passenger side mount. The pre-load idea jst seems like it is really not needed. But have a few ideas on how to make it. Since mine is a 07 I have the large brace over the top that I was going to run a 3 inch bolt threw it to the center of the mount, then add the poly urethane. Jst a thought.
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Windshield glue

Is this caulk the same stuff they glue windshields in? NX Nox?
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Old 05-05-2012, 07:31 AM   #33
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Is this caulk the same stuff they glue windshields in? NX Nox?
YEA, 3M -08609 is the windshield cement(glue)
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Old 05-05-2012, 12:26 PM   #34
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I till any not sure on the passenger side mount. The pre-load idea jst seems like it is really not needed. But have a few ideas on how to make it. Since mine is a 07 I have the large brace over the top that I was going to run a 3 inch bolt threw it to the center of the mount, then add the poly urethane. Jst a thought.
I only pre loaded because my mount was broken, the rubber had separated from the metal already. The way mellephants did it will work much better, but you need the liquid urethane which is more expensive.

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DIY motormounts? Now I've seen everything. I hope it works out for you and probably will feel smooth for awhile. Hopefully forever. Once again, congradulations on thinking out of the box.
It lasted about 2 or 3 months, and its back to being fully broken. I have the 60A liquid urethane and a brand new mount that I drained waiting on the workbench. Just need to get around to it, but the racecar takes priority right now.
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Ive been wanting to try this (have had my old motor mount sitting in the garage waiting, but never had time to do it).

Would you recommend the 3M window weld or the 60A 2 part stuff? I too am on a budget (recent MS graduate and no job yet :(). I see the loctite stuff only lasted 2-3 months, so thats out.
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The window weld would also have issues getting into the crannies.

Even the 2 part 60A isn't perfect. Over the course of 2 weeks of running it, it sort of squished out the top even after a week's worth of pre-curing, and it's now nowhere near as stiff as it was at first.

I think the only way to go about this is what mellephants did in post 6. Completely get rid of all the rubber and cast the entire thing out of 80A, not 60A.
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kinda wanted the 60a though... hmm...

why are svt mounts $180?! grr

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so did mellephants fill from both the top and bottom? Or just the top?

Lastly, is 25 cubic inches only enough for one mount?
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He burned/cut out the rubber completely and formed a new mount with duct tape.

I used about half the 1lb kit. The mount, with rubber intact, holds about 140g of water. Which is about 140mL. Which is about 8.5 cubic inches.
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