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snub mount

205man Mar 20, 2013

  1. 205man

    205man Active Member

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    whilst I've got the front end of I've wondered if its worth replacing the front engine mount for a snub mount.

    but is it worth the upgrade as I've got the auto/triptronic gear box not manual, so would I get same drivetrain movement
     
  2. adamss24

    adamss24 Well-Known Member

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    Get the diesel rubber snub mount, diesel or manual the engine will move under load so a sha**ed snub mount will just eat your engine mounts quicker !
     
  3. 205man

    205man Active Member

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    cheers so where the best place to order one from
     
  4. Bradderz_1988

    Bradderz_1988 Dont replace it, Upgrade it !!

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    034 motorsports with the correct bracket !!
     
  5. adamss24

    adamss24 Well-Known Member

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    I would get the genuine rubber one, from local dealer- it's only a tenner.
     
  6. 205man

    205man Active Member

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    £10 for diesel one might be good idea, as I can get it this week but if I order from 034 I'd have to wait and I'm hoping to get car back together next weekend
     
  7. Oranoco

    Oranoco Well-Known Member

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    I ordered the B5 RS4 snub mount rubber for mine. Worked a treat and only about 14 quid iirc
     
  8. 205man

    205man Active Member

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    is the rs4 one a straight fit or do you need the matching bracket it goes into? as that also has a different part number
     
  9. NineNails

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    It's a straight fit and I deffo noticed the difference!
     
  10. 205man

    205man Active Member

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    cheers i will ordering one in the morning then lol
     
  11. Oranoco

    Oranoco Well-Known Member

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    Yes straight fit, well ish. Was bloody tricky not being in service mode.
     
  12. 205man

    205man Active Member

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    well I've front end off to change water pump so will be easier.

    I've ordered one it will be here Thursday £9.50 plus vat
     
  13. NineNails

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    Think I used a bit of silicone spray just to help slide it onto it's post
     

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