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engine dampener question #125000 Mar 14, 12:50am Mar 14, 12:50am
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engine dampener question
what if instead of buying the brashboy engine dampener you used a metal rod and fabricated two end pieces one for the engine mount and the other to attach to the frame...what do you think would happen to the car...

Re: engine dampener question [Re: mike4089] #125001 Mar 14, 1:50am Mar 14, 1:50am
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dunno thought about it to i seems logical and sould work the same way confused

Re: engine dampener question [Re: mike4089] #125002 Mar 14, 3:49am Mar 14, 3:49am
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it would be very solid and hold the engine in place very well, but it would cause an extremely annoying vibration thougout the entire car. you would be able to feel your engine idle and it would def. vibrate the car at take off. this would be too stiff for comfort, and may cause unusual wear to certain parts of the chasis. the Brashboy damper has a shock to atleast absorb the more violent vibrations, a direct rod could be devastating.


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Re: engine dampener question [Re: mike4089] #125003 Mar 14, 3:53am Mar 14, 3:53am
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don't do it.

Re: engine dampener question [Re: mike4089] #125004 Mar 15, 1:20pm Mar 15, 1:20pm
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well what if i did it with a rod and a shock...just made my own for like 1/4 of the price

Re: engine dampener question [Re: mike4089] #125005 Mar 15, 1:28pm Mar 15, 1:28pm
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hmmm, killerm made a similar torque brace that i never kept on. it made the car vibrate TOO much and i've heard stories of problems. i just installed skreemin_trdgts motor mount and wheel hop is pretty much gone.


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Originally Posted by JAIMEJAMES
hmmm, killerm made a similar torque brace that i never kept on. it made the car vibrate TOO much and i've heard stories of problems. i just installed skreemin_trdgts motor mount and wheel hop is pretty much gone.


yeah, I heard about that mount - too bad I have an auto GT... frown

Re: engine dampener question [Re: mike4089] #125007 Mar 15, 3:42pm Mar 15, 3:42pm
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do i only need one of the motor mounts or do i need all three mounts

Re: engine dampener question [Re: mike4089] #125008 Mar 15, 4:28pm Mar 15, 4:28pm
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Originally Posted by mike4089
do i only need one of the motor mounts or do i need all three mounts
on a stock engine? only the 1 in front then. bill (skreemin) prototyped a rear and he said it caused an annoying vibration. you can also go generic and get some polyurethane mixture from tap plastics (can't recall the type but it's 2 types you mix in equal parts) but there could be issues with durability in the long run. bills were part solid and part polyurethane. well worth it (he's over at nc in "want to sell" if you wanna check out the thread)


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Re: engine dampener question [Re: mike4089] #125009 Mar 15, 6:52pm Mar 15, 6:52pm
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Hey does anyone have a picture of the motor mounts and where they're located in the engine bay? Im having problem with mine and I cant find them.

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