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Motor Mounts

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by AkMudr, Dec 31, 2004.

  1. AkMudr

    AkMudr 1/2 ton status

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    In the market for a new set and was advised to go as stiff as possible.

    So..who carries them for a good price?
     
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    mount info

    i have the stock shell mounts and replaced inners with energy suspension and WOW what a difference the motor is much smother ideling in the frame and lanches better on the street . i also used the tranny mount that realy did the trick.
     
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    Go to the parts store (I went to Autozone) and get the energy suspension poly inserts for your metal clamshells. Also a VERY good idea to replace the tranny mount at the same time with the same material.
     
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    Ok heres the thing.....I have a fresh th350 and np205 waitin to be installed so Ive been gettin my stuff ready, as Ive been doing so Ive come acrss quite a few people who say go stiff on the motor mounts and somewaht soft on the xmember and torque mounts...... Ive been leaning towards Energy Susp all around but I think that would make the drivetrain too rigid in the frame...

    I would love for you guys to toss in yer .02, specially those runnin a th350/205 combo!!!!!
     
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    you have to (well highly suggested) run the same material on the tranny mount as the motor mount, otherwise the tranny case is likely to crack. I run polyeurethane (sp?) all around.
     
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    I recomend the energy suspension also. I have the whole hyper flex kit plus motor mounts in my Mustang and love it. Vast improvememt over rubber. The k5 is next in line for one when I do the springs this spring.
     
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    Wouldn't runnin all poly bushings make the drivetrain too rigid within the frame? i.e. not enough flex?
     

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