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Unread 03-16-2012, 10:05 AM   #1
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Best motor mounts???

what brand makes the best motor mounts? right now its stock but i have springs and all to lift, and will be going on 31s, and later down the road its gonna be getting a IRO 7" and 35s. Im swapping motors in about 3 weeks and figured while im in there might as well save myself time down the road and curious as to what the best motor mounts are. or if its just as good to go after another new set of stock? im not looking for the craziest motor mount out there lol. just wanna make sure i get something thats good in quality

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Unread 03-16-2012, 10:46 AM   #2
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See if andy (ironman 4x4)has any left. I know he makes good stuff, I believe Crawler ready has some too
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Unread 03-16-2012, 11:40 AM   #3
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Unread 03-16-2012, 11:51 AM   #4
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I6 or v8?
His sig says 4.0
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it bolted right up, except one bolt but i didn't need it anyway
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Unread 03-16-2012, 02:29 PM   #5
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See if andy (ironman 4x4)has any left. I know he makes good stuff, I believe Crawler ready has some too

thanks, im not to super worried about it cause i doubt theyll be seeing that much stress, but while i have the funds available id rather spend it on something worthy then something stupid, like food ya know? lol


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yea 4.0 sorry

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Unread 03-16-2012, 07:00 PM   #6
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He said he was swapping motors so I wanted to make sure. Ironman4x4fab is the only company on the market making 4.0 Zj motor mounts.
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Unread 03-16-2012, 07:11 PM   #7
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You could search around for a deal on some Mopar ones (assuming they exist), the aftermarket replacements are not great quality IMO . You can get the poly inserts which would be my next choice , however , you will feel the engine more as they are rigid . Think you can find them on ebay .
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ok then do you guys think just a plain jane set of stockers will do fine? i mean shes not gonna be seeing 100mph launches off cliffs or hills int he desert or bumping a rock at 40mph all wheels spinning trying to get over lol. so do you think stock mount replacements will be fine for me?
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Unread 03-16-2012, 10:11 PM   #9
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You could go cheap replacement . Like I said , not great quality , but , I did get 2 yrs hard use out of them with the 5.2 . I also replaced them with the same . Price and availability speak volumes sometimes , lol .
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Unread 03-17-2012, 08:53 AM   #10
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Rockauto and most local stores sell the Anchor brand mounts, which are fine, except that the driver's side mount for the 4.0L engine. You have at least 50% chance that it is welded together at the wrong angle. Definitely buy a Mopar one for that, the rest is up to you. The mopar mount goes for ~ $40 for the driver's side at the online mopar dealers.
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The anchor mount that i recently bought was wrong,ordered one from wholesalemopar.com for 55 shipped
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I just put anchor's on my Jeep and they work just fine. No issues whatsoever
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Unread 03-17-2012, 04:50 PM   #13
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thanks for the info guys, ill take a look into each thing. anybody have any advice on what else i should replace while everything is out.... my thoughts are:

Motor mounts
Trans mount
Front/Rear main seal
Oil pan gasket
valve cover gasket
and hit eveything up underneath with a wire brush and some paint to stop a little rust.... anything else?
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Unread 03-17-2012, 07:15 PM   #14
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Andy's mounts are not cheaply made I run them at my motor and trans and love them.
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Unread 03-17-2012, 07:52 PM   #15
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If you are going to do all that I would also do the oil filter adapter O-rings, and new CCV elbows.
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