posted April 16, 2002 03:14 PM
I have solid motor mounts on my car. should I solid mount the trans mount also ?
SLEEPY GOMEZ Member
posted April 16, 2002 04:23 PM
I think chassis flex might cause something to break if all the mounts are solid. Now if the mount can flex you might be ok. In my I-stock I use solid front mounts and a new stock rubber rear mount.
posted April 16, 2002 06:17 PM
sleepy is 100% right!
redneck bubbas racing Member
posted April 16, 2002 10:49 PM
I have always run rubber motor mounts and solid tranny mounts, never broke a case. I had been told to do this but never really understood why. Thanks sleepy, the chassis flex is the awnser.
posted April 17, 2002 09:11 AM
A rubber trans mount is going to help keep the trans case from taking all of the abuse. Sort of like a shock for it.
------------------ Scott Miller TCI Automotive, LLC 662-224-8972 ext 332 email@example.com www.tciauto.com
posted April 17, 2002 10:22 AM
I run solid engine mounts in front. Solid mid-mounts between the engine and Powerglide. And nothing supporting the tranny tail.