Pennzoil Q&A

Click here to participate in the Pennzoil Q&A

Recent Topics
Castrol Magnatec 5-30, 7100miles, 13 F150 Ecoboost
by KJSmith
08/31/15 11:52 PM
Interesting Mosin Nagant
by dlundblad
08/31/15 10:51 PM
Can Renewable Energy meet baseload power
by Shannow
08/31/15 10:11 PM
1999 454 V8 - RV Oil Advice Needed
by Nick1994
08/31/15 10:08 PM
new Jeep Patriot 2.4L...OCI & DIY recommendations
by kmrcstintn
08/31/15 09:36 PM
2008 f150 5.4 ticking noise
by hyperscion
08/31/15 09:31 PM
Going to Detroit this weekend
by donnyj08
08/31/15 08:47 PM
Twin Cities/MSP Twin Beech activity?
by Lapham3
08/31/15 08:09 PM
Havoline ProDS Synthetic - 5qts $19.99 @ Advance
by Bud_One
08/31/15 07:32 PM
Where do I purchase Kendall 0w20?
by Joe1
08/31/15 07:15 PM
Purolator PSL-12222, 10.5k CUT OPEN
by car51
08/31/15 07:05 PM
KC-135 turns 59
by tom slick
08/31/15 06:59 PM
Newest Members
KJSmith, OnslaughtNZ, Zycat, BlueFordRedSchwi, Mario7
55217 Registered Users
Who's Online
21 registered (bbhero, car51, dharmachile, bobbydavro, 01_celica_gt, 2 invisible), 505 Guests and 131 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
55217 Members
66 Forums
236751 Topics
3815165 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 2 of 3 < 1 2 3 >
Topic Options
#3379043 - 05/23/14 08:30 AM Re: Cheap DIY urethane motor mounts [Re: IndyIan]
Brule Offline


Registered: 11/12/12
Posts: 422
Loc: St. Louis, Mo
Good idea. When I had an mr2 spyder someone on spyderchat was selling home-made motor mounts...but these were more or less "puzzle pieces" that filled in the gaps of the original mounts.
_________________________
2014 Camry V6 SE (QSUD 5w20)
2003 Civic Si [sold]
2010 Frontier SE 4.0 [gone]
2006 BMW M Coupe [sold]

Top
#3379065 - 05/23/14 08:52 AM Re: Cheap DIY urethane motor mounts [Re: asand1]
92saturnsl2 Offline


Registered: 03/02/04
Posts: 822
Loc: Colorado Springs, CO
I used to use Hockey pucks on some H-body GM 3800 V6 engines. Drill a hole through three hockey pucks, put a 6" grade 8 bolt through them and slap it in.

Best motor mount I've ever used, and longest lasting by far...
_________________________
1985 Ford F-250HD Supercab 4x4 460 (7.5L) V8 - T19 4sp
102k mi

2000 Land Rover Disco II - 4.0L V8 100k miles
Castrol Edge 5w-50 w/ AC Delco UPF2 Filter

Top
#3379220 - 05/23/14 11:58 AM Re: Cheap DIY urethane motor mounts [Re: asand1]
sleddriver Offline


Registered: 02/06/10
Posts: 2453
Loc: Central Texas
Inventive! Cheers Cheers2

Coos Bay is beautiful.
_________________________
1998 Volvo V70 T5 207,408 mi. Original Owner.

Top
#3379721 - 05/24/14 12:08 AM Re: Cheap DIY urethane motor mounts [Re: asand1]
dailydriver Offline


Registered: 03/14/06
Posts: 7833
Loc: Bucks County, Pa.
COOL! thumbsup

But these cannot be as rigid as either Prothane's or Energy Suspension's aftermarket mounts (IF that is what one wants), correct? shrug
_________________________
2000 Z28 1SC 6 speed 175K miles
Red Line 0W-40/Sustina 0W-20 (20/80 mix)
Fram Ultra filter
Amsoil SVO 75W-140/3.8 oz. XL-3
Red Line D4 in the T56

Top
#3379726 - 05/24/14 12:23 AM Re: Cheap DIY urethane motor mounts [Re: dailydriver]
asand1 Offline


Registered: 12/16/12
Posts: 1199
Loc: Oregon coast
Originally Posted By: dailydriver
COOL! thumbsup

But these cannot be as rigid as either Prothane's or Energy Suspension's aftermarket mounts (IF that is what one wants), correct? shrug


Correct, they are somewhere between stock and ES/Prothane but definitely on the stiffer side. After driving to work I can say I am very happy with them as long as they hold up.
_________________________
Nissan/Infinity/Mazda Manuals
1996 Maxima 310K
2008 Uplander 80K

Top
#3379815 - 05/24/14 07:26 AM Re: Cheap DIY urethane motor mounts [Re: asand1]
Kira Offline


Registered: 08/19/10
Posts: 1741
Loc: Champlain/Hudson Valley
And I didn't see a single post calling you cheap!

EXCELLENT JOB! Kira

Top
#3379822 - 05/24/14 07:38 AM Re: Cheap DIY urethane motor mounts [Re: asand1]
MarkM66 Offline


Registered: 10/19/10
Posts: 1311
Loc: stl
How long are these "filled" mounts lasting?

Top
#3379829 - 05/24/14 07:49 AM Re: Cheap DIY urethane motor mounts [Re: asand1]
asand1 Offline


Registered: 12/16/12
Posts: 1199
Loc: Oregon coast
Its been about 55 miles now, mostly highway. This is just one trip to work and back plus taking the girls to school once. Shifting feels so much better, no shudder. Leaving stops is nicer, I don't have to feather the clutch to avoid a big jolt when the engine rocks back.
_________________________
Nissan/Infinity/Mazda Manuals
1996 Maxima 310K
2008 Uplander 80K

Top
#3381338 - 05/26/14 07:33 AM Re: Cheap DIY urethane motor mounts [Re: asand1]
SteveSRT8 Offline


Registered: 10/10/08
Posts: 16688
Loc: Sunny Florida
We used to do this with Neons at the strip. You could literally 'inject' the mount with high grade silicone or urethane and fix it right on the spot, well in 8 hours or so.

Only downside is a bit more vibe than a factory mount, but on many FWD vehicles this really helps the shifting of a manual trans....
_________________________
"In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith."
J. William Fulbright
Best ET-12.79 @ 111 mph
4340 pounds, Street tires
Just like we go to Publix

Top
#3381346 - 05/26/14 07:56 AM Re: Cheap DIY urethane motor mounts [Re: Kira]
spasm3 Offline


Registered: 05/30/10
Posts: 5279
Loc: out there
Originally Posted By: Kira
And I didn't see a single post calling you cheap!

EXCELLENT JOB! Kira


Ingenious!!
_________________________
13 elantra 37k 5w30 ultra
03 chevy avalanche64k m1 0-30
02 saturnsc1 60k 0w40 castrol
01 saturnsc1 170k nextgenhm
93 ciera 70k 5w30mc5k
gz250 hdeo15w40

Top
#3381354 - 05/26/14 08:13 AM Re: Cheap DIY urethane motor mounts [Re: asand1]
sciphi Offline


Registered: 03/24/07
Posts: 9119
Loc: Upstate NY
Good job!

Having done the Windo-Weld mount on a previous car, that was insane the level of vibration it transmitted. As in, vibrate the car like a bass drum. I wouldn't put up with it for a daily driver anymore. Good to hear that this stuff works, and is nowhere near as stiff.
_________________________
2009 Honda Fit Sport
2012 Chevrolet Cruze Eco

Top
#3384555 - 05/30/14 01:08 AM Re: Cheap DIY urethane motor mounts [Re: asand1]
asand1 Offline


Registered: 12/16/12
Posts: 1199
Loc: Oregon coast
I've done some research and found some info for different fillers, with comparative pricing.

The PL S40 I used is only Shore A 28-32, and $7.99 a tube.

3M Auto Glass Urethane Windshield Adhesive-Medium Viscosity,
PN 08693, Is Shore A 50-55 and about $15.00 a tube.


3M Windo-Weld Super Fast Urethane, PN 08609, is Shore A 55-60 and $26.00 a tube.

I think 3M 08693 is the winner, and will go in my old mounts soon.
_________________________
Nissan/Infinity/Mazda Manuals
1996 Maxima 310K
2008 Uplander 80K

Top
#3384650 - 05/30/14 07:18 AM Re: Cheap DIY urethane motor mounts [Re: asand1]
javacontour Offline


Registered: 06/26/03
Posts: 8314
Loc: Illinois
I'm getting ready to do this with my Protege5. A good quality passenger side engine mount is close to $200 for the manual transaxle cars. I'm getting ready to take a weekend away. I may remove the mount and fill it with the fast curing windshield adhesive that supposedly will set in about 48 hours.

I'm glad you posted this. The jig is a good idea that I will adopt for my work.

Stay tuned over the next few weeks.
_________________________
network down, IP packets delivered via UPS -BOFH

Top
#3384655 - 05/30/14 07:26 AM Re: Cheap DIY urethane motor mounts [Re: asand1]
javacontour Offline


Registered: 06/26/03
Posts: 8314
Loc: Illinois
You can get 3M Windo-Weld Super Fast Urethane, PN 08609 on Amazon for under $19. oilBabe has Prime, so we'll see if I can get a tube shipped free.
_________________________
network down, IP packets delivered via UPS -BOFH

Top
#3384666 - 05/30/14 07:44 AM Re: Cheap DIY urethane motor mounts [Re: javacontour]
IndyIan Offline


Registered: 09/23/08
Posts: 6554
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Is the mount fluid filled? I guess you have very little to lose by trying a filled/solid mount but I think you'll find it too buzzy for a DD.
Some companies make urethane inserts to fill the holes in the OEM mount, I wonder if putting in an insert and then drill holes into it to soften it until you like it, would work?
_________________________
07 Focus ZXW, 5spd manual, 115km MM F1 5W20
06 CRV, 5 spd auto AWD, 230km

Top
Page 2 of 3 < 1 2 3 >