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Old 09-22-2016, 08:07 AM   #81
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I don't do PMs, but if you want to shoot me an email which includes the details of your car and shipping address I'll be happy to price it out for you - sales _at_ blackbirdfabworx _d0t_ com.
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How does one go about ordering a set? I sent an email to sales on the 21st and haven't received a response.
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My bad, might've missed it in the chaos leading to MRLS.
Let me see if I can dig and get back with you, thanks!
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Anyone have any updates on the mounts?

Calling Mr Hyde.
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Just sent you a email. Looking to get a set of the lowered NB style with comp bushings.
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Working on weekend emails, so expect an answer shortly.
We got them in stock and can ship today
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I pulled the trigger on a set. Look forward to getting em installed.

After adjusting the PPF I bet the entire eng/trans assembly is down nearly the entire 1/2". That's pretty significant on a track car IMHO!
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Old 01-12-2017, 11:51 AM   #88
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I measured 1/4" down at the shifter, and thank you for your business!
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Any drive reports from people with low nvh mounts
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I actually have a question about lowering the engine. Is this likely to affect clearances on things like turbo downpipes? I actually had to add a garagestar engine shim to raise my engine a bit back when I had a racing beat header. The header would rub the subframe without it.

If the engine is lowered, downpipes may be lowered closer to the subframe, no?
Similar to shuiend's query on this regarding his kit:

Will the low NVH drop mounts accommodate the TSE EFR "kit"?
If someone has tested this, please confirm since I'd like to order a set (not willing to be the test mule since I'm in Australia - S&H costs are too expensive to try and organise a swap if they wont fit).
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Here's my simple rule of thumb to follow if you are looking to order our mounts - When in doubt, choose standard height.
Pop the hood and see what is going to hit what in case the engine and everything that is solid mounted to it moved down 0.5".
Flexible things will easily move 0.5" down, so things like rad hoses, fuel lines, vacuum lines etc.. are all going to be A-okay.
It's the things that don't move that you're watching for - header, turbo, downpipe etc.. see how much clearance they have from the subframe or anything else that they might hit (depending on your setup).
If it has the clearance to drop 0.5" - great, if it doesn't or if you're unsure, follow the rule of thumb and order the standard height
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Im about ready for std height. Race stiffness.

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Shoot me an email, we'll make it happen.
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Is it necessary to drop the differential also to correct the pinion angle?
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Is it necessary to drop the differential also to correct the pinion angle?
Do you even PPF?
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Is it necessary to drop the differential also to correct the pinion angle?
Negative.
The driveline moves as a unit and the 0.5" drop at the engine side nets 0.25 degree difference in pinion angle, essentially zero.
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These have been out a while now. Surprised no ride reports on the low nvh mounts either drop or not.
how much more nvh over Mazda comp mounts.
I am a potential buyer who already has the lower nvh hybrid 949 set with one mazda comp and one soft 949 mount on the shelf.
waiting on drive reports to make decision?
black bird can you pass along any reports/feedback from customers?
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These have been out a while now. Surprised no ride reports on the low nvh mounts either drop or not.
how much more nvh over Mazda comp mounts.
I am a potential buyer who already has the lower nvh hybrid 949 set with one mazda comp and one soft 949 mount on the shelf.
waiting on drive reports to make decision?
black bird can you pass along any reports/feedback from customers?
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As a data point, I had the 949 hybrid mount kit and it was definitely street able. I've switched to Blackbird drop mounts (low nvh) and there is an appreciable increase in nvh. My car is so loud on the inside even with mtnet approved muffler, I just considered it a free butt massage.

The mounts have since quieted down which could purely be my getting used to them. Car feels great though. I really have a tough time justifying Mazda comp mounts the way the last two deteriorated in a two year time. Maybe my dp is too close?
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Negative, it has nothing to do with you
The bushings just needed to be broken in and it sounds like they did, so that difference in NVH you noted at the beginning would probably be a lot less noticeable now if you switched back and forth.
There's a break in period of a few hundreds of miles.
During that period NVH will be higher than normal, so it is to be expected.
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^These were my previous mounts that I pulled out. Holy hell, no wonder I was having problems shifting into 3rd on the track.

Replaced them with BBFW "Street" mounts at standard height.. On first engine ignition, the vibrations scared me, it sounded like my car was tumbling in a barrel of rocks. Once it settled to idle at ~850 RPM, the car has some noticeable vibrations, but the car didn't rattle like a bird cage, it was actually quite pleasant and not bad in my opinion. On the initial clutch grab at around ~1500 RPM, the car shook and vibrated the most, but once the clutch was in, it was pretty fine. Once the car was past 3000RPM, all the rattling settled down and drove almost stock, but you could definitely tell that there are some extra vibrations in the whole entire car, but not bad at all! I'm not worried about these vibrations at all, as this isn't my daily driver. I was honestly expecting MORE vibrations and shaking.

Now onto the driving feel. The engine movement is completely gone. The whole front of the car feels like one solid big piece. This was the very first thing I noticed when I rolled out of the driveway. VERY awesome. Next, I noticed that my shifter wasn't moving around as much anymore. With my stock broken mounts, I could feel my shifter rock side to side often. All the movement is gone. Shifts became much smoother. I didn't even realize how damn notchy the shifter was before, now it goes into every gear like butter!

I can't wait to go back to the track and see how much better it feels.
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