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pass side motor mount replacement bliss

Post by tardcart » Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:50 pm

I changed my snows out and while I had it up put in the Reine passenger side motor Mount. Its like a tune up in a bottle. the engine is so smooth now that its not metal to metal. and Ive suspected the antiknock sensor has been triggered by the metal to metal contact on hard acceleration. I think its faster now. any how its the easiest improvement you can make on these cars. I assume the Reine will hold up compared to the Volvo, the most important thing is its not got oil or coolant dripping on it.



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Re: pass side motor mount replacement bliss

Post by GlennG2759 » Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:12 pm

This mount is the last of the four I have to replace. I know the mine is original and probably shot. I ordered the rien from FCP, because of price and guarantee, easy R&R. Looking forward to getting the same results you have had from replacement.



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Re: pass side motor mount replacement bliss

Post by erikv11 » Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:39 pm

Holy crap on running an original (or so) front engine mount! You should see a huge improvement, they usually last like 5-6 years (maybe 60k) if the car sees steady usage.


'95 854 T5-R, Motronic 4.4, 185k
'96 855 NA, 140k
'98 S70 NA, 205k (living out west)
'98 V70, T5 tune-injectors-turbo, LPT engine, 275k
'06 S60 R, 155k
gone: '96 NA 850 210k, '98 NA V70 182k

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Re: pass side motor mount replacement bliss

Post by misha » Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:14 am

Mine right front lower mount failed at 300k+km...replaced it with Meyle 6-7 years ago.
All others are still original except upper torque mount which have been replaced 2 times.
Current one is Meyle HD....and it's good for last 8-9 years...better than OE.


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Re: pass side motor mount replacement bliss

Post by mrbrian200 » Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:46 am

Just replaced mine @125k miles. Big difference in noise/vibration in forward gear at idle and while rolling. Only mounts I haven't replaced are the two lower bell shaped hydraulic ones. They still appear practically new and appear to last far longer than the other three mounts/torque struts.



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