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Old 10-04-2006, 05:19 PM   #21
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I replaced mine when I did the motor swap. They were both pretty much shot.... with 210K kms.... <G>

Definately worth it. Helped a lot with the power 2 -> 3 shift. It doesn't hit the gate like it did before. Although, that doesn't remove the "user error" factor though. <G>

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Old 10-04-2006, 05:33 PM   #22
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I have the ms diff mounts, and Im pretty certain my motor mounts are finished.
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Old 10-04-2006, 07:03 PM   #23
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Replaced my stock ones with MS mounts in August of '05 - The old ones were pretty worn out and broken.
It didn't take too long to replace them. Did it with the motor in the bay. No problems......
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Old 10-04-2006, 09:30 PM   #24
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Good to hear...thanks fellas, I'll see if I can get pics while I'm doing it and post up if anybody is interested.
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Old 10-06-2006, 11:07 PM   #25
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my MS mounts are going in tomorrow.....
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Old 10-07-2006, 04:25 PM   #26
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I would
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I would like to remove the cups (for weight reduction) when I change mine out. Anyone do that with theirs?
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Old 10-08-2006, 09:43 PM   #28
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ms mounts made a HUGE difference..... car feels really solid! I'd defenitely reccomend this mod!
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Old 10-08-2006, 09:47 PM   #29
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Credit card payement paid...ordering them tommorrow
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I would like to remove the cups (for weight reduction) when I change mine out. Anyone do that with theirs?
Why would you want to do that just to shave two pounds?those metal cups are there for a reason,if you need to get rid of some weight,a better and smarter alternative would be to just remove the windsheild washer bottle.
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spike rmcelwee is the lightweightmiata guy. He's removed far morethan just the washer bottle... anything and everything removable is off that car.
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yeah I thin kthe metal cups are important but the ac/ps is a good target for weight loss. also carpet and trunk guts all easy and fairly heavy.
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Why would you want to do that just to shave two pounds?those metal cups are there for a reason,if you need to get rid of some weight,a better and smarter alternative would be to just remove the windsheild washer bottle.
Two pounds at this point is huge! My washer bottle has been gone for about 3 years now. As far as I know, the only reason the cups are there are to keep the engine from shifting too much if both the motor mounts are destroyed.
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yeah I thin kthe metal cups are important but the ac/ps is a good target for weight loss. also carpet and trunk guts all easy and fairly heavy.
All that stuff is long gone (around 400 pounds removed so far). Believe me, I need the metal cups taken out. Has anyone done this while changing out their motor mounts?
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All that stuff is long gone (around 400 pounds removed so far)


It's been awhile since I've been to your site, I'd forgot how much weight you've removed, that's insane.

What are you at now?
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Under 1900 pounds. I don't weigh it very often so I am not sure of the exact amount.
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I'm having DNS problems right now. Please try this link:
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Thanks!, I'll bookmark it the IP
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wow...thats a lot of **** taken off...interesting.
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