[s-cars] New motor mounts
James Murray (QA/EMC)
james.murray at ericsson.com
Thu Mar 16 19:37:06 EST 2006
Guys... Has anyone tried these new fangled motor mounts from 034EFI?
And tranny mount:
And this trany mount:
Just looking for feedback...
For the snub mount, I highly recommend this snub mount modification
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[mailto:s-car-list-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of Sean Douglas
Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2006 6:58 PM
To: 'chris chambers'; 'Scar'
Subject: Re: [s-cars] New motor mounts
The part numbers are the same, 443 199 379 D, you will see a white blob
of paint indicating the D-suffix (white=weiss).
Yes, on jackstands.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: chris chambers [mailto:fastscirocco_2000 at yahoo.com]
> Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2006 3:30 PM
> To: Sean Douglas; Scar
> Subject: Re: [s-cars] New motor mounts
> My new motor mounts arrived Tuesday, I plan on replacing them this
> weekend (If I can fix my jack).
> There were two different part numbers for each mount, but they look
> the same to my untrained eye.
> Did yo notice anything different between the two mounts?
> I assume you lifted your car up and put it onjack stands right?
> --- Sean Douglas <quattro20v at telus.net> wrote:
> > Installed both engine mounts today, not too hard, took me about 3
> > hours including wrestling with the belly pan.
> > Driver side, easy.
> > The turbo side one is not that hard to get out, a long
> extension with
> > a u-joint on the end and you can reach down between the turbo and
> > exhaust manifold to get the top bolt. A socket will not reach the
> > bottom nuts, so a combo wrench is used. It would be easier with a
> > gear wrench.
> > Make sure to support the engine with a floor jack under the oil pan.
> > Hint, after removing the hardware, jack up on the engine to
> lift it as
> > high as will go, this will give you more clearance to maneuver the
> > mounts out.
> > Shifting has improved, still not as tight as I want and the trans
> > mounts were done about 2 months ago.
> > Looks like a new snub mount is on the horizon.
> > Sean Douglas
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