I am trying to remember if the reservoirs for the windshield wiper fluid and coolant bubble is connected to the OEM mount.
Just wanted to drop in and post some feedback on the 2.5l engine mount..
I've had the engine mount in since the day we posted pictures of it a little more then a week ago. MASSIVE improvement over stock.
Significantly less bucking/jerking at low speeds, on and off throttle and dramatically less engine movement under load; especially when shifting at 7,200rpm pushing ~10 pounds of boost.
It feels so good to have a proper engine mount cradling the 2.5l.
*Forgot to mention - price and availability coming soon.
Last edited by pete@blackforest; 02-19-2012 at 11:18 PM.
There's a rubber hose from the bottle that becomes a hardline then back to rubber hose before it makes it's way to the front if the engine. The hardline portion is what's bolted to the top of the mount.
We'll be keeping an eye on the line to see if a bracket is necessary.
I have the trans mount that only has two bolt mounts in front as opposed to the 3 bolt shown in the picture at the first post. i was wondering if the mount inserts were also different or if i can go ahead and get these inserts. my car is in dire need of some stability!
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I'll tell you this much - our 2.5T project has been enjoying the new mounts.
hmm well WHEN are you guys going to releasing the new mount!?!? i'd like to give you my money for one right now, but unfortunately you have no way of accepting it!
The season has ramped up significantly and we're experiencing a high volume of business.
We're doing our best to get the media out and the motor mount.
Our manufacturing partner is finishing the first batch of 2.5l motor mounts and we're testing our complete replacement transmission mount in our Stage III+ FSI.
Good things are coming, it's just taking a little longer then proposed!
^^ Just watched that vid from FB.
motor mount looks great, but i need to keep my mind distracted because it's not available yet.
loved the Detroit representation by the driver of such an awesome bunny
emminem background music, anyone?
cant wait for a dyno.
After a lengthy period of design and testing we are finally proud to announce the release of our complete replacement engine side mount for Mk5 and Mk6 2.5 5 cylinder vehicles.
This mount will completely replace your old, tired, hydraulic engine-side motor mount. The weakest of the 3 engine mounts, the passenger side is fluid filled by Volkswagen/Audi to aid in creating a softer, cushier ride.
This softness is a detriment to performance and overall longevity as the fluid within the mount can often cause premature failure. We eliminate this possibility by replacing the mount completely with our proprietary bushing and bracket design.
Maximizing bushing area to minimize vibration where possible gives our mount the advantage of having the best ride characteristics possible from a urethane bushing mount.
Stage 1 with its 65a durometer bushings are geared towards the spirited enthusiast who wants better control over motor movement without the sacrifice of excessive vibrations. Its our recommendation for all 5cyl street cars.
Stage 2 with its 85a durometer bushings are more for the hardcore enthusiast who is more concerned with performance than cabin vibration, it is a great choice for spirited runs and track cars.
Utilizing laser scanning technology – we are the first to offer a solution that gives a factory fit and finish to each mount. All bosses are matched replicas of the stock locations, and all tool clearances and specs are maintained.
We are the first to develop a fully Billet Replacement arm for the 2.5 engine mount application. The use of billet aluminum instead of cast and an increase in minimum thickness creates a mount that is dramatically stronger than the cast stock arm.
Each engine bracket employs a double interlock design. When assembled it doesn’t simply rely on the shear strength of the bolts holding it together, it is doubly supported. The inner tubes nest into the recesses of the center portion of the bracket, and the arm is in-turn notched to allow the center portion to nest inside the arm. This double interlock design removes shear stress from the bolts and makes the mount much stronger as a whole.
As you can see above – the two pieces “lock” together when mated – and the socket bolts are under assembly tension load:
i am stoked it is released and am about to buy
Last edited by nickbeezy; 03-25-2012 at 12:03 PM.
I thought the same too, but then i compared it to BSH which is $300(78 durometer). The other MKV mounts are about $200 at the most.
but after looking at the design, it is 2 pieces where the other MKV BFI mounts seem to be one billet piece. Also in comparison to the BSH mount i think this looks more solid. but idk $300 is really more like a reasonable price imo.
when i eventually order it and put it on, ill do a review. im thinking stage 2
The exact reason I'm interested in a group buy I was all ready to purchase the mount, I was
actually sweating BFI pretty hard for it, but if I would have known it was going to be 350.00+ shipping
I could have planned better, as I have been dumping money into the car the last few weeks.
If it were 300.00, I'd be waiting on a tracking number. Plus the BSH mount is on ebay 285.00 free shipping. Blue Water sells it for 285.00 also.
Last edited by DrivenAllDay; 03-25-2012 at 02:51 PM.