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Rebuilding motor mounts with urethane
Posted 05 March 2005 - 04:36 PM
One of the motor mounts still looks good, while the other came off in two pieces and looked like charcoal (it was involved in an engine fire back in 2002). I am using the following website for guidance:
My question is, should I remove the rest of the charcoaled rubber off before filling it with urethane? Also about the other good engine mount, do I leave it alone and reuse it or should I remove all or some of the rubber and refill with urethane? Would it be bad to have one side with a urethane mount and the other stock (made with softer rubber)?
My other options are to buy a new engine mount to replace the bad one and reuse the second good one or to buy two new engine mounts.
Posted 05 March 2005 - 07:54 PM
Posted 05 March 2005 - 09:14 PM
Posted 05 March 2005 - 10:31 PM
Posted 05 March 2005 - 10:48 PM
I believe I have a good set of mounts laying around for an 86 wagon with an Ea 82 .Send a P M if you need them and Ill go check.
I just need one good motor mount for the right side if you got it.
Posted 05 March 2005 - 11:01 PM
Posted 06 March 2005 - 12:21 AM
I'd did the 3M windoweld treatment to my motor mounts about 3 years ago. Never again. I let them cure for 3 days and then put everything back together. The heat from the y-pipe melted all the windoweld out after the first day of driving. What a mess. I ended up just getting some good junkyard motor mounts. If your going to do it make sure you let that stuff cure. Good luck.
I did my motor and tranny mounts, and let them cure for about 7 days before installing. have had them in almost a year now with no problems....
just a lot of vibration.....
Posted 06 March 2005 - 12:27 AM
the driver side mount I burned off ALL of the old rubber, cleaned up the metal, drilled many 1/8" holes, and filled it in
the other one I just added to
let set for a week, and install
still no problems
Posted 06 March 2005 - 12:59 AM
i've had huge success with welding plates between the two pieces of metal, and making them solid.
You're joking, right?
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