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Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2006 9:08 pm 
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how the hell do you know if the engine mounts are stuffed ?

 

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Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2006 9:11 pm 
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does the engine move excesivly?, like hit the bonnet thats usually a good sign

 

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Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2006 9:21 pm 
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every now and then when i go to start it you can feel something hitting the passnger side floor.

 

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Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2006 11:43 pm 
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if your car is vibrating alot at idle and when driving thats a good way to tell there buggered
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Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 12:08 am 
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it don't really vibrate just sounds like the engine wnts to jump out of the engine bay

 

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Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 3:10 pm 
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if you can put it under load (while not moving) get someone to look at it, you should see the engine moving alot

 

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Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 6:21 pm 
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or get under neath and check the rubber groments

 

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Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 7:08 pm 
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put 2 cars next to each other n watch engine movment (same type obv) :P if yours bucks then u got a broken mount

 

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