for Installing Banzai Racing FC Polyurethane Motor Mounts
read carefully before attempting to install product
disconnect the negative battery cable from the car battery.
14mm nut connecting engine bracket to existing motor mount (mount-to-engine)
identified below on both left and right sides. Haynes Manual picture
(11.7) on page 71
raise car and support securely on jack stands. Failure to do so can result
in injury or death. DO NOT place any part of your body under the car when
only supported by a jack.
14mm nuts on bottom portion of existing motor mounts that protrude through
the frame (mount-to-frame).
the engine slowly, ensuring that you lift from the transmission, until the
engine separates from the mounts and you are able to remove existing mounts
and base cups.
hardware from Banzai Racing motor mount. Note that bolt is threaded through
the top end washer.
new motor mount on top of sub-frame in location of old mount, as shown in
bolt through sub-frame and thread into motor mount, ensuring that a lock
washer and a flat washer are between bolt-head and sub-frame.
engine slowly until engine bracket rests on new motor mounts.
flat washer, lock washer and thread nut onto end of bolt and tighten with
mounts cause slightly more vibration than stock mounts but significantly less
than solid ones. Stiffness can be adjusted by increasing or decreasing
the amount of compression on the polyurethane. This is achieved by loosening
the top nut and tightening the bolt to increase stiffness (or loosening to
reduce stiffness). Then re-tighten the nut.
setting for initial installation is to ensure that polyurethane is fully
compressed, as the polyurethane will 'loosen up' during break-in period
(approximately 1000 miles). Then adjust if needed.