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    Default Dog bone motor mount?

    Whats the easiest way to install the new polly inserts in the dog bone trans mount? And how much vibration should I expect with my BS delete?
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    Default Re: Dog bone motor mount?

    Installing the inserts is easy. You can press in the new ones by hand or by stepping on them. The trick is getting out the OE bushings. It's not horrible, but the big one is a little tough. The small one can be hammered out. The big one requires cutting- and that rubber is very hard to cut.

    On a stock tune you're going to have quite a bit more vibration at idle. Almost like one cylinder is missfiring. A new tune with an idle raised to about 950rpm will eliminate the vibration pretty much completely.

    It's a VERY worth while mod though. It was the first thing I did & still one of the best.
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    Default Re: Dog bone motor mount?

    both are hammerd out. what I did was stick a flat head screwdriver down the side of the big one to loose it up then hammer it out.

    Press in the new and reinstall..
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    Default Re: Dog bone motor mount?

    I took my to a local O'Reily and they charged me $5 to press them out.

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    Default Re: Dog bone motor mount?

    How are the vibs on the 2.0? Is there any benefit to doing just one, if so which one?
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    Default Re: Dog bone motor mount?

    I had a VF rear mount in my previous Focus and the vibs were almost too much to live with. I have heard that this varies somewhat from car to car. I haven't installed my mount with added bushings yet but I was hoping that it would be a little less harsh than the VF mount.

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    Default Re: Dog bone motor mount?

    Quote Originally Posted by MAT
    How are the vibs on the 2.0? Is there any benefit to doing just one, if so which one?
    I think the trans mount is the main mount to get replaced by the average focus nut. Its also the easiest of the three to do I think. My goal is for this to eliminate my engine from banging against the fire wall under hard shifts in autox or hard driving.
    Mat I will be installing the mount friday and will post a review. Also if you would like to find out how much vibration there is in person I can meet up with you this weekend and you can check it out.
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    Default Re: Dog bone motor mount?

    how much are these poly inserts? and where can i find them?
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    Quote Originally Posted by afn05focus
    how much are these poly inserts? and where can i find them?
    I got mine from WWW.NEWEDGEPERFORMANCE.COM. The inserts are cheap but you can also buy a complete mount for $100 or so. I also bought a used stock dog bone mount from someone for $20. So that I can revert back to stock when ever I want.

    http://www.newedgeperformance.com/in...ROD&ProdID=182
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    Default Re: Dog bone motor mount?

    Has anyone tried a solid mount?
    I was considering fabing up a solid mount and seeing how it was.
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    I think one of the drag racers ran a solid mount for a while. It might have been Benny, or maybe 0103VENOM?
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    Default Re: Dog bone motor mount?

    Quote Originally Posted by MAT
    How are the vibs on the 2.0? Is there any benefit to doing just one, if so which one?
    I suggested this very idea a long time ago & several times since- replacing only one of the two bushings. I don't think anyone has tried it yet but I'd be super anxious to find out how well it works. If you don't like it after all it's just another 15min to put the other bushing in. If trying this though I would replace the large bushing with the poly. The smaller bushing doesn't allow as much slop yet still will give just enough room to let the engine vibrate without transferring that vibration to the rest of the car. Or at least that's my theory.
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    Default Re: Dog bone motor mount?

    I bought the prothane poly lower engine mounts from CFM -

    http://focus.c-f-m.com/index.asp?Pag...PROD&ProdID=53

    Is this the same thing as the trans mount? If so I might give one a try.
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    Default Re: Dog bone motor mount?

    Quote Originally Posted by MAT
    Is this the same thing as the trans mount? If so I might give one a try.
    Yes the dog bone is the lower trans mount.
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    Default Re: Dog bone motor mount?

    where can i get inserts for the other mounts??
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