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Old 08-13-2018, 09:40 PM
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I have read a few posts on urethane mounts and it is very mixed on the reviews. Most of the reviews were for Hinson mounts. How are Creative Steel mounts?

I'm going to be be putting a set of longtubes in the car soon and want to make sure I address anyting while I'm in there.
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I have had pfadt mounts in my car for probably 7 years or so and they are great, I would recommend them... there are some other companies out there that have copied the same design as pfadt so I can't speak for them personally but in theory they should work the same
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If your stock mounts are working fine and this is a street oriented car, I would stay with stock. I have Hinson mounts and Pfadt trans mount in mine and the shake is noticeable with heads and cam. The car also has poly suspension bushings and will be seeing track time, so I ok with the trade offs.

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I'm going to do headers soon, that's why I'm looking at this whole thing. This is a dual purpose car for both track and street.
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Poly mounts are one thing. Solid steel mounts,,,,,,,,, are a whole nother world!! You might want to RE-THINK that Idea.

They will put a WHOLE NEW spin on in-cabin noise and VIBRATIONS. Not saying that poly mounts are not vibration free. but STEEL SOLID MOUNTS are a whole lot more extreme.
Unless you have a mega dollar fire breathing track only car, poly mounts will be MUCH better.
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I can’t imagine ever putting solid steel mounts on a street car. I’ve installed the Hinson mounts on all three of my C5s. They’re really nice.

Good luck with your project.
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I have the Hinson engine/diff mounts and have less vibration than with the old, worn rubber mounts.
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I have tried Hinson poly mounts in a 2006 GTO and the additional vibration that was transmitted to the cabin was a bit too much for me. Solid mounts and I would think it will rattle the fillings out of you teeth.

In my opinion, the factory mounts are more than stiff enough to handle the power of the engine. Also, I find that going from the stock exhaust to headers increased the amount of engine noise and vibration that I feel in the cabin. Poly mounts will only add to that.
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I'm looking at Polyurethane mounts not solid.
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You'll be fine with the Hinson Mounts. That's what I did. I installed headers and a forum friend told me that I really should change out the motor mounts while I'm down there because to replace them you either need to remove the headers, or drop the sub frame. Since you're removing the headers/manifold, it's an easy 10 minute job to change the mounts.
I didn't want to spend the extra $200, and my mentality was "MEH, I'm only at 80K miles, they can't be that bad". Was I wrong. The rubber was completely disconnected and both mounts spun a full 360 (they're supposed to stay put and not rotate). I mainly autocross my car, and the occasional spirited city drive, and these mounts aren't too stiff and don't change my ride for the worse.
Just get em. It's not going to rattle your teeth or anything.



Do it while everything is out on the exhaust, because you don't want to remove all of it all again just to get to this one spot.
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Originally Posted by billy mild View Post
I'm looking at Polyurethane mounts not solid.
You asked about Creative STEEL MOUNTS.. That's why I gave an input on steel mounts.. Just saying..
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Originally Posted by Bill Curlee View Post
You asked about Creative STEEL MOUNTS.. That's why I gave an input on steel mounts.. Just saying..
Creative Steel is a brand. They are polyurethane mounts still.
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Originally Posted by billy mild View Post
Creative Steel is a brand. They are polyurethane mounts still.
They have poly and metal.
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Hinson engine mounts and trans mount in mine. Haven’t tried any other mounts.
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