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    Flipping dog bone mounts.

    I just did a write up / pics while in progress for someone on a local board. This is a nice alternative to poly dog bone doohickeys. If you have done it kewl, i like the small difference. But if you haven't take a look.

    even tho the whole mount had to come out compared to my 03 when i did this, that took me all of 15 minutes including cleanup

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    quick vid, easier than writing it all out for the flip


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    what i used for tools - recommend a wrench for the passenger side or just pop a plug wire off to get the socket on.



    like i said it took me all of 15 minutes, very easy job. was alot easier out of the car, i remember screwing around for an hour trying to flip them in the car on my 03
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    Re: Flipping dog bone mounts.

    Nice!!! I've always been meaning to do this.
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    Re: Flipping dog bone mounts.

    i have heard some people say it causes issues with the lower mounts... may be true but i never had any mount issues on my 03 in the 3 years after doing that flip
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    Re: Flipping dog bone mounts.

    Quote Originally Posted by 04SuperchargedSS
    i have heard some people say it causes issues with the lower mounts... may be true but i never had any mount issues on my 03 in the 3 years after doing that flip
    It's BS. It doesn't even make a big enough difference to even notice, let alone mess up the motor mounts. If that was true, I'd be blowing mounts left and right with my poly dogbone bushings.
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    Re: Flipping dog bone mounts.

    I did this and got bad wheelhop. Flipped em back to normal and problem solved.
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    Re: Flipping dog bone mounts.

    What does this do exactly.?
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    Re: Flipping dog bone mounts.

    Quote Originally Posted by GrandPrixSE
    What does this do exactly.?
    It's an alternative so to speak to buying poly dogbone mounts
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    Re: Flipping dog bone mounts.

    Quote Originally Posted by lRONDOG442
    Quote Originally Posted by GrandPrixSE
    What does this do exactly.?
    It's an alternative so to speak to buying poly dogbone mounts
    it just takes a lot of the play out of the mounts. you can see the difference, normally they are allowed to move back and forth because of the way the mount is located after the 90* flip the mount is much more restricted as far as front to back movement which apparently = more TQ getting to the ground. true or not who knows i havent ever dyno'd a before and after, not sure if anyone else has either.
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    Re: Flipping dog bone mounts.

    I've done it, well over a year no issues
    Yeah, it's still on the road. 219,982 mi


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    Re: Flipping dog bone mounts.

    3 years on the 03 and no issues with me either. im not worried about it at all
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    Re: Flipping dog bone mounts.

    the perf increase is mainly from rapid throtle inputs... and shifting. it keeps the motor from twisting as much... putting that power down to the wheels...

    best way to describe it... on a slow roll you punch the gas the car lurches and then goes.... with the stiffer mounts it just goes forward no twist or lurching before the go!

    the stiffer the mounts the louder the sound in the car due to extra vibration entering the car.

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    Re: Flipping dog bone mounts.

    Quote Originally Posted by z34Phoenix
    the stiffer the mounts the louder the sound in the car due to extra vibration entering the car.
    And that's why GM didn't do it like this from the beginning?
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    Re: Flipping dog bone mounts.

    Quote Originally Posted by Fleeingpepper
    Quote Originally Posted by z34Phoenix
    the stiffer the mounts the louder the sound in the car due to extra vibration entering the car.
    And that's why GM didn't do it like this from the beginning?
    I remember the first time I started and drove my Lumina after putting on the FFP mounts. It was a lot noisier...and a lot more um...vibrate-y?
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    Re: Flipping dog bone mounts.

    This was one of the first mods I did to my car!! Haven't looked back since. And haven't had any issues.
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