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Old 04-30-2013, 03:34 PM   #1
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CFM Dogbone

Car is a '07.

So I get this mount and am excited to install it.

I take the OE (well not technically OE, but the dealership replaced this dogbone mount once before) out and I try to put the CFM one in, but the horizontal bolt that goes through the bracket won't fit. The diameter of the bushing is too small.

I find out the OE mount uses a M12 here, but the CFM bushing diameter calls for an M10.

I went to the dealer, a bunch of hardware stores but could not find the M10 bolt with the 80mm length that is needed. On top of that, it wouldn't even fit if I had the right bolt because the bracket threads are for the M12.

I emailed CFM about this but I'm trying to see if I can get a quicker reply here.

What gives?


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Old 04-30-2013, 03:42 PM   #2
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Here is a comparison:

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Old 04-30-2013, 07:00 PM   #3
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I used my stock one both times, no problems at all.
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Old 04-30-2013, 07:14 PM   #4
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No problems here either. It's the right dogbone for your year, right?
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My car is an 07, I ordered the "00-07," so I guess it has to be the right one.
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It turns out my dealer installed the bracket and dogbone that goes on the 08 model.

I got the sleeve drilled to 12mm and installed it.

Only went for a spin around the block. It feels nice. The only vibration is when first launching, and it's not harsh at all. This is on the street bushing.
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