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Are they? can i just use my js racing torque dampner
 

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They are needed are else you will break your stock mounts in one hard shift .
 

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How easy are they to install?
 

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not bad just time consuming. you have to work in a small space for the front and the back is easy except for the downpipe being in the way.
 

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yeh man that downpipe is a bitch... limited room to work with but its not too bad.. i would recommend the inserts especially with turbo... all that power to the ground and u dont want a broken motor mount :(
 

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they work better with a boosted motor. i noticed the difference right away. i also have a quaiffe lsd and some t1-s so that helps alot with traction too. install on the rear is a byotch and a/c vibration is not tooo bad but it's definitly noticable. it's worth the compromise though.
 

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yeh dont even bother with the dampener... esmm are the shitts! thanks to the mm's i lost about 90% of my tire tread spinning wheels.............

damnit :(
 

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Without the A/C on, is it even noticeable? Or is it so slight of a vibration that you just get used to it very quickly and don't even notice it? Also, is it true that if you torque the rear mounts down first and then the front mounts that it reduces the vibrations?
 

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i did the rears first but i think they vibrate just as much. no, it's not noticable without the a/c on u get used to it. and the vibration happens only at idle not when driving. your shifts are much smoother.
 

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Motor Mounts are needed because the turbo is placed close to the firewall, therefore it is crucial that the engine stays put.
 

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Would the torque dampner be sufficient? The idea is for the motor not to move whatsoever - the torque dampner does the same job as the motor mounts....
 

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I had the torque dampner for less than 4 months and sold it. To answer your question, YES it does help but not NEARLY as much as the mm's.

Torque Dampner got rid of approx. 30% of wheel hop
while the Motor Mounts got rid of probably 90%

I just practiced some launching two hours ago and notta hop or thump:thumbsup:
 

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Mounts would still be a necessity because it will enable your car to grip the road instead of loosing power to the ground.
 

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they are just motor mount inserts which are $30 the whole mounts cost $400+.. the kit that u are talking about includes everything inserts, bushings blah blah blah. Just the inserts..
 

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XStremeR said:
I had the torque dampner for less than 4 months and sold it. To answer your question, YES it does help but not NEARLY as much as the mm's.

Torque Dampner got rid of approx. 30% of wheel hop
while the Motor Mounts got rid of probably 90%

I just practiced some launching two hours ago and notta hop or thump:thumbsup:
why would u say the damper gets rid of 30%? how did you measure this? I have the dampner and have been able to launch off the rev limiter without wheel hop.
 
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