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hi all..its me again ;)

wondering how much are new mounts?

and ive heard a lot about filler for the mounts like poly-urethane...anyone tried this stuff?
 

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from mazda the gear box stabiliser is 160
the rear gear box mount is 150(closest to fire wall)
the top stabiliser near timing cover was 45 second hand
these were all broken on mine
gearbox has to be removed to fit rear box mount
 

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ahh thx...so Sikaflex-11 FC is the way to go??

now..i know my 2 passenger side mounts are cracked...any instructions on removing these and then instructions on filling them with this sealant would be great

thx guys :)
 

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thats why i bump my threads...obviousely many people have changed their mounts... yet no reply...geez i got more help from the american guys....

whats happening to this forum guys?
 

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gear box has to come out to remove tha rear engine mount, front is just removing the mount, top stabiliser (g box) air cleaner, i/c piping has to come out.
the easest way to find out is to open your bonnet and have a look
 

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If you read the thread about the mounts it basically tells you what to do... especially if you read the pdf on the actual filler.

It is pretty self explanatory if you want someone to step you through it, here I go...

1. Take off engine mount... Read from manual uploaded in another thread.
2. Fill as per instructions on filler package.
3. Wait as per instructions on filler package.
4. Put engine mount back... Reverse of step 1.
 

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there that wasnt so hard ;)
thxn triph and grum ;)
 

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how hard is it to remove the gearbox?
 

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oh my god it sux
done it 3 times in last month
3 hours to take it out
5 hours to put it in
thats including beer
if your c/v's need doing, there wont be a better time, make sure your drive shaft seals arent damaged in the process
i refuse to pay money to mechanics
 

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would it be a good idea to only do the front mount?
 

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You dont need to remove the gearbox for any of the mounts.

The rear one can be easily removed by dropping the crossmember that support the gearbox.
 

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I agree with Cam

I've changed the rear one twice.

It's just a matter of putting her up on ramps, chocking the back wheels.

Undo the bolts that hold the cross member and slowly lower it. Mind you be very careful as you don't want the wheel to toe in, toe out etc....

Change it and voila

Bolt it back up

Regards,

Zako
 

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or jack it up on chassis stands and then use the jack to take the weight of the crossmember. Which will then make it easier to lower and raise the cross member back into place.
 

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ahh ok
thx guys ..will check it out when im getting valve cover gasket and dissy seal replaced

cheers :)
 

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ducktape69 said:
geez i got more help from the american guys....

whats happening to this forum guys?
just remember that this forum is a privelledge and not a right dude.
 

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Ontop of that I'd be damn glad if I'd recieved as much help as you have with your car.

There is nothing wrong with this forum, there is just about no problem that the combined knowledge of the people here can't fix.

You've been warned about this before, stop ragging on people and/or this forum.
 

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i wasnt saying there is anything wrong with the froum...god damn i love this place lol ;)

but the amount of responses have dropped off (not only for my posts) significantly since i joined...thats all i was saying hehe

and yes i know i have got lots of help and i damn well very thankkful to EVERYONE ;)

so let me say it again:

THANKS GUYS :)
 

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the quality of driveability can be severly affected by mounts in a fwd, it can be the difference between a sh*t box to drive and something thats as smooth as silk.
change them
i wish i did earlier instead of right before i am selling it
mmm i didnt think about dropping the cross member, thats using your head
 
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