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Unread 05-06-2002, 10:41 PM   #1
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tranny mounts

What is the easiest way to check my transmision mounts to see if that is the reason for the dull thud when I depress or release the clutch while in any gear at any speed? It is really starting to get on my nerves. It doesn't happen when it is out of gear though or when I really ease the clutch in or out. The U-joints seem to be alright I did them just a few months ago. Is it possible it could be the output shaft, if so how do I check it?
Thanks in advance.

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Unread 05-06-2002, 10:56 PM   #2
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sounds more like motor mounts are bad than tranny mount
get bombproof MORE's
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Awwwwwwwwwwww... So he wants to go OFF-ROAD does he????

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Unread 05-07-2002, 07:46 AM   #3
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The dull thud seems to be coming from between the driver and passenger and just ahead slightly (if that made any sense). I'll be sure to check the motor mounts, um, how do I do that?
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'92 YJ Sahara
1 1/4" shackle lift for now soon to be some sort of lift
31" Bridgestone Dueller A/Ts on AR-767 wheels
'67 Ford Galaxie 500 (passes everything but the gas station)

"What do you mean I can't make it, watch me!" = oops
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Unread 05-09-2002, 12:41 PM   #4
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on jeeps. the motor mounts are crap from the factory, best to just replace them altogether, either with new ones from autozone or bombproof ones from a performance shop.

i'm gettin a set of the 1" lift ones from MORE here shortly.
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Awwwwwwwwwwww... So he wants to go OFF-ROAD does he????

'93 YJ, 4.0, K&N filter, Borla Header, Borla Cat-Back, Hi-Flo Cat, 3 Core Radiator, D-Rings, TruckNuts, MSD 6A, LockRite Locker in D30, Magnecors, Kickass Stereo, 1" daystar, 31" BFG AT's, Homemade Rocker Guards and Front/Rear air-tank bumpers with tire carrier, 15x8 AR-767 4"BS, BDS 3.5 HD lift, AMA A/C Kit, York OBA, GoFerIt 1" MML, 8,000lb HF/MM Winch, Magellan MAP 330 GPS, PRO-2067 500ch. Scanner, oh, and a CB capable of talking to SATURN!

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Unread 05-09-2002, 05:24 PM   #5
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Thanks evil, I'll add that to my list of things to do.
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1 1/4" shackle lift for now soon to be some sort of lift
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Unread 05-09-2002, 05:38 PM   #6
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I just ordered a engine/transmission mount kit from quadratec for just under $50. The dealer wanted $40 for just one engine mount!
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