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jdm_celica_gts
04-25-2013, 10:11 PM
Does anyone have a recommendation for a vendor with this mount?
For some strange reason I decided to look at all my mounts and bushings yesterday(since I never had before) and this is what I found
http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd6/cassie814/100MEDIA_IMAG0367_zpsf687d4c5.jpg (http://s227.photobucket.com/user/cassie814/media/100MEDIA_IMAG0367_zpsf687d4c5.jpg.html)
Looks like someone didnt feel like replacing this when they needed too.
Would this cause any unseen damages?

fussellbug
04-25-2013, 10:25 PM
You can get a polyurethane mount from http://www.gt4-racing.eu/index.php/toyota-celica-st185/rear-diff-cushion
They're a European company so the shipping may be costly.

Or you could buy a solid aluminum alloy mount from celicatech member Klue (http://www.celicatech.com/forums/member.php?3717-Klue)

The welded mount you have shouldn't cause any damage to your car and may have actually provided better traction to the ground during takeoffs.

jdm_celica_gts
04-25-2013, 10:31 PM
Gt4 racing is on a exchange basis and I didn't think they would want this nasty welded up thing.
Ill try to PM Klue and see how much he charges... Thanks for the reply

Nitro_Alltrac
04-25-2013, 11:49 PM
I've got the solid aluminum one on mine. You get a little noise due to no insulation between the diff and the rest of the car but it works great and you don't have to worry about the rubber going bad again. I'd highly recommend it.

underscore
04-25-2013, 11:54 PM
You'll also get new bushings, my mount looked okay but my bushings were pretty squishy.

jdm_celica_gts
04-26-2013, 03:08 AM
The bushings on my car are pretty much on the way out, pieces have already began to fall off and they are cracked and squishy....So new bushings is in the plan.
I'm sure the aluminum mount cant be much worse then the whole thing welded in place. It transfers alot of noise too.

Shadowlife25
04-28-2013, 04:14 AM
Klue can not be reached here any longer. He was banned long ago due to shady practices and not delivering on parts he had already accepted payment for. So, sorry about that bit of news.
There are however other people who do make things of this nature, so all is not lost.
Lastly, the window-weld may look ugly, but it will do it's job for a long, long time. I would say just save your cash and replace the other things that are in need.
Best of luck.

Nitro_Alltrac
04-28-2013, 04:36 AM
Thanks for the info Mario. I wondered about Klue.

jdm_celica_gts
04-28-2013, 04:36 AM
Well never mind about that then, ha.
I don't drive the car very hard on the rare occasions it even gets taken out so I'm not too worried about it.
Thanks for letting me know

underscore
04-28-2013, 07:20 AM
He still sells them on at.net, I ordered the rear diff kit and never had any problems with him. If nothing else though you could probably fill your main subframe bushings the same way the people fill their motor mounts, that combined with the welded diff mount would probably give you nearly the same thing.

jdm_celica_gts
04-28-2013, 11:27 PM
Yeah I was debating that. Make a solid plate and weld it to one side then fill up the other side with pu or something.

alltracman78
04-29-2013, 04:46 AM
Mario Koenig is the guy that originally made aluminum mounts and Nylon subframe bushings, before people started copying him. He still makes them AFAIK. I'm not sure if he's on here, but he is on at.net.

I've got them on my Alltrac, and highly recommend them.

Nitro_Alltrac
04-30-2013, 02:05 AM
Mario Koenig is the guy that originally made aluminum mounts and Nylon subframe bushings, before people started copying him. He still makes them AFAIK. I'm not sure if he's on here, but he is on at.net.

I've got them on my Alltrac, and highly recommend them.

This is what I have on my car and they are great. I've also bought some other stuff from Mario and he's a great guy.

Shadowlife25
05-01-2013, 01:47 AM
Mario Koenig is the guy that originally made aluminum mounts and Nylon subframe bushings, before people started copying him. He still makes them AFAIK. I'm not sure if he's on here, but he is on at.net.

I've got them on my Alltrac, and highly recommend them.


This is what I have on my car and they are great. I've also bought some other stuff from Mario and he's a great guy.

Yeah, the things that Mario makes are all high quality parts from all the feedback I have seen and always come highly recommended. Sadly, he is not a member over here (or at least never posts) so I would assume reaching him via at.net is the way to go.

Tecker184
05-03-2013, 03:18 PM
Or via email mario.koenig@gmx.at

jdm_celica_gts
05-04-2013, 06:29 AM
Thank you for the email.