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Old 09-12-2018, 08:31 AM   #1
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Need 986 motor mount in Denver area

Hi Folks, Iím currently driving my boxster from Maryland to California. Iím about 400 miles into my journey and feels like the motor mount is on its way out. I need a recommendation on an independent shop that might have Parts in stock and be able to do this on Friday. Any afvice would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 09-12-2018, 07:33 PM   #2
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Just wondering how would you know when the motor mount is on the way out. Does it shift different. What makes you think that
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Old 09-12-2018, 09:32 PM   #3
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Just wondering how would you know when the motor mount is on the way out. Does it shift different. What makes you think that
There are a few tell-tale signs the MM is done, one is simply vibration usually around 3k. The other is a distinct clunk or thump when aggressively shifting, (or any shifting if it’s completely shot). Generally, if the MM is still stock it’s pretty much toast most likely. The rubber is subject to high heat and age, and it’s not the most robust insert to begin with. The 987 MM is a good upgrade. My insert literally fell out of the mount @57k after removal. My car is a 2002s...
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