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Old 08-30-2012, 09:07 AM   #321
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The curved part point towards engine (up).
Is it just me or is the mount installed backwards in this picture from what we're saying. I oriented mine so the bolt head was on the same side as originally, and I think it was on the drivers side. It looks opposite here.

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Old 08-30-2012, 10:05 AM   #322
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Ask Knuckles... It's his mount LOL

I didn't have a picture of mine but had one of his when the question was asked. It looks right to me!
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Old 08-30-2012, 10:57 AM   #323
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It should only be able to fit one way. Been a while since I put it in
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Old 08-30-2012, 11:05 AM   #324
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Andcool69 has pics of the OEM mount installed on pg 17, the head of the bolt is also inboard.
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It is mounted correctly. When you get under there to install you'll see it'll only go in one way without issue. You can install it upside down but you'll have a bitch of a time getting the supporting bracket to line up.

If you're using the Mazda bolt you'll see how it's supposed go it really easily because of the shouldering...

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Old 08-30-2012, 08:15 PM   #326
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I ordered the MS3 bolt from Mazda, fit very nicely

did you have a big gap with the bolt shouldering and the mount? there was a pic that showed some gap
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Just ordered this with the part numbers supplied a couple of pages back. Thanks to those who supplied the info for this.
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Today I had the MS3 RMM installed along with the Steeda rear swaybar. I definitely noticed a difference with the swaybar. I am in Pennsylvania with nice twisty roads which I can now take at faster speeds because the car is so well planted it pulls very nicely through the curves.

The MS3 RMM I am not sure I am feeling any difference? Possibly a quicker throttle response? Would this be something that would be felt from the addition of the RMM?
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You should feel more "connected" to the powertrain, especially when launching hard or during shifts. This would not be as noticeable with the DCT as it would with the manual.
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You should feel more "connected" to the powertrain, especially when launching hard or during shifts. This would not be as noticeable with the DCT as it would with the manual.
Yeah it is very hard to tell for me anyway that there is any difference with the MS3 RMM with my DCT.

The Steeda Rear Swaybar though....woooooo!
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