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Old 05-12-2005, 11:45 PM   #1
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Question on VF Engine Mounts

I've read here - repeatedly! - that combining the VF rear engine mount with the STS is a great "1st mod". Okay, I'm sold!

So, as I go to research my purchase I see that VF actually makes upgrades for ALL of the engine mounts. So here's my question....

If replacing the rear mount is GOOD, is replacing all of the mounts BETTER??? Or, is the rear mount the only one that makes a difference with the STS?

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Old 05-13-2005, 07:52 AM   #2
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All mounts is the best, but if on a budget, the rear mount would be the first one to do.
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You wont get any noticable results changing the other mounts other than increased vibration from the engine. The rear mount bares the brunt of the torque from the engine as it attaches the transaxle to the car. By upgrading to a more rigid mount you get much less driveline lash when shifting, and much smoother shifting in general.
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although changing all the mounts would be nice from a purely perfomance perspective, the amount of improvement you'd get for the cost of parts and installation wouldn't make it worth it.

plus, the car would shake you to death..lol
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I'm wondering...does anyone on here have all 3 poly mounts? I'd like to know how much worse the vibration is with all 3. I have a Mac lower mount and when I'm idling, about 800 rpm, with the A/C on it vibrates really bad. Once I give it gas enough to bring rpm's to 1000 it stops shaking. Would replacing the other 2 with poly make this worse?
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i would stick with the one mount, from what i hear 2 mounts has the most vibration all three decreases a bit...but it is still harsh. I still need to install my mount, can't wait.
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yeah, i'd just do the rear mount...........
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