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Old 08-14-2010, 12:34 PM   #1
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Front motor mount help (pics included)

Hello All,

I have a leak and the only thing I see that the fluid is coming from is the front motor mount! Is the mount sealed with fluid in it....seriously? I couldn't trace the fluid to anything else, all lines are dry, etc. Please help me on this one guys. Can these mounts be rebuilt or do I have to go out an purchase a new one?






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That's definately the mount. And it has to be replaced. Get a new one from Ford. The aftermarket replacement from the part stores are junk.
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that mount is busted! i got kicked from the 1/4 mile track once because i broke the mount during a run and they thought i was leaking oil. just buy a new one
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steeda makes a nice aftermaket one its cheaper then the ford one and has removable bushings. also looks better
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link??

I need one too..
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Old 08-15-2010, 09:05 AM   #6
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Thanks guys, I figured that was what it was but wanted to be sure.

Now the I have 3 options; get the vf engineering passenger side motor mount, Steeda motor mount, or go with the factory motor mount.

If I go with the vf engineering or steeda, will there be a ton of vibration when driving on the street? I already have the vf engineering rear mount. The C-F-M site states that there will be some vibration with poyurathane bushing. Plus using both rear and passenger (aftermarket) mounts combimed will cause havic for street driving. I want to hear some thoughts on this from people that are currently using this setup.

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Old 08-15-2010, 09:09 AM   #7
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Passenger side motor mount...stock or aftermarket for the street

Need help everyone, please read on! My Passenger side motor mount is leaking and I need to replace it.

Now the I have 3 options; get the vf engineering passenger side motor mount, Steeda motor mount, or go with the factory motor mount.

If I go with the vf engineering or steeda, will there be a ton of vibration when driving on the street? I already have the vf engineering rear mount. The C-F-M site states that there will be some vibration with poyurathane bushing. Plus using both rear and passenger (aftermarket) mounts combimed will cause havic for street driving. I want to hear some thoughts on this from people that are currently using this setup.

Please let me know your thoughts!
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If you have stock idle (850 rpm) then you will feel vibrations. Also, if you are going to get poly mounts, get all 3. If you have to replace the passenger side anyway, and you already have the lower mount, getting the driver side is the only logical conclusion. Otherwise, your motor will have weird torquing characteristics.
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Old 08-15-2010, 10:26 AM   #9
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I have all three steeda mounts on my scsvtf. I don't think that the vibration is too bad. Probably twice the vibration caused by the rear race mount. If you plan on getting the factory mount from Ford, it's about the same price as the steeda mount. If you want ride quality stay factory. If you want performance go for the race mount. It boils down to what you want. Hope this helps.
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Old 08-15-2010, 11:01 AM   #10
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oh I want performance, but at the same time I dont want to have a bunch of vibration. This car is a daily driver these days and I don't want to get all three mounts just to find out that its to rigid for these crappy roads in Illinois.

which mounts are better (performance wise) VF or steeda? The only downfall to the steeda is the fact that I cant use the stock airbox once installed. I use the stock air box in the winter, here in the midwest!

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