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Old 06-06-2008
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Broken Motor Mount

Well after some fun at the dunes I seem to have broken one of my motor mounts in two places. I've found several different replacements. I am definately not going with a solid motor mount again. I have found both stock rubber and aftermarket poly motor mounts, but i'm not sure what to use for my application. I like how the poly is supposed to transfer power better, but also noise and vibrations. While the rubber dampens better, but has a shorter life and is less resistant to oil damage/deterioration. My mains concerns are either the poly won't flex enough, or that if I use the stock rubber i'll just break another motor mount down the line. Anyone have first hand experience with the poly mounts?

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rubber mounts have been used for how many years? i dont know too many people trying to replace stock mounts because they are wore.

I am not a big polly bushing fan because I have had one wear out on me several times. they are not as forgiving.
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poly would be ok in a car. but a truck that gets more of a rough ride will wear them out. rubber will be the best for the motor and the mount itself. Just be sure to keep an eye on them with time
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your not turning 500+hp regular mounts will do just fine
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Thanks for the input guys. I'm going to keep it simple and go with the stock rubber mounts. Should help my ride out a little bit.

I'm also going to build a new cross member for the trans while I'm at it.
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Haha well I got the new motor mounts in yesterday from Advance Adapters. Very thick steel plate that should hold up far better! I also got the motor pulled and found out I broke both motor mounts! Woot! The broken mount pictured was broke in two different places.
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Gotta love it! lol
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