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As the title says, my front strut mounts are toast. I have an 89 GT manual, and I have Tokico Blues installed. Can someone direct me to the correct mounts - and the best vendor? I see so many options on Rock Auto that I don't know what it is exactly that I need.

Thanks for the help.
 

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The problem is you can not buy a set for the gt. Unless that is you go to the dealer. So you have to use a non-aas mount. There is some difference between them but only in the depth of the mount and the size of the bearing.

I have a set of mounts for the front that are monroes. I think Dutch has gotten a set of these or 2.

Price for both mounts is 40 shipped.
 

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Right - I have Tokico Blues on there, so the AAS is not an issue. Will those Monroe mounts fit my Tokicos? My car is a manual trans, and apparently that matters also.
 

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allmazda - also, any luck on those lateral links?
 

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Will those Monroe mounts fit my Tokicos?
Yes, they will. I'm currently running the exact same ones I bought last year from Allmazda.:tup: Top quality mounts also, I may add.


allmazda - also, any luck on those lateral links?
just to go off topic, looking to buy some new lateral links?
 

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Thanks for the recommendation. And, yes, I am. Looking to replace the trailing arm bushings also, if not both trailing arms. The old girl has treated me well for 19 years, but some things just wear out!
 

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AWR sells upgraded trailing links, with poly bushings already installed in them. i think there even under 150 shipped. i have them on two of my car's, and will be installing them in any future 1st gen i may ever pick up. the stocker's are always destroyed if they havent already been replaced at some point.
 

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Thanks for the recommendation. And, yes, I am. Looking to replace the trailing arm bushings also, if not both trailing arms. The old girl has treated me well for 19 years, but some things just wear out!
I just sold my new OEM lateral links to Allmazda this past spring. I managed to get mine from mazdapartscheap.com for ~$350 shipped for all 4 links. They were a major upgrade from the old rotted ones. I know he was busy last spring and couldnt help me out, but maybe Allmazda can help you get some cheaper than that:)



As for the trailing arms, what ^^ said. You'll pay almost the same amount for new OEM links as you would just upgrading to the high quality AWR ones.:tup: Im planning on buying some for myself in the spring. (id replace the lateral links too, but this is my beater winter car/work car, so Im just going to drive it untill those break)
 

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I have the AWR links on my radar - Christmas is not *too* far off.

If nothing else, I'll try to get some old lateral links and get poly bushings. I'd like to get it all done at once, or I'm going to pay for the alignment guy's kid's college!
 

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Thanks for the help and confirmation, folks. Now, to do a deal with allmazda... (who is a great guy, and I have bought from him before)
 

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Yes, they will. I'm currently running the exact same ones I bought last year from Allmazda.:tup: Top quality mounts also, I may add.
What strut mounts did you use for your old Illumina/eibach setup? The same monroe strut mounts? 1G or 2G mounts?
 

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On that setup it was just the stock 1g mounts.
I am going to be doing that similar setup myself. However, my original strut mounts are worn out. So my plan is to get the non GT strut mounts with the metal bearing. Hopefully I don't run into any fitments issues.
 

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I am going to be doing that similar setup myself. However, my original strut mounts are worn out. So my plan is to get the non GT strut mounts with the metal bearing. Hopefully I don't run into any fitments issues.
Personally I dont even like using the stock 1g mounts woth those in the rear. the spring didnt feel like it ever fit correctly.
 
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