PU engine 'support' parts (non Camaro) - Team Camaro Tech
Engine General Engine Discussion.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Jan 5th, 05, 07:08 AM Thread Starter
DL
Senior Tech
David
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Sluis, Zeeland, The Netherlands aka Holland
Posts: 734
Post

My engine (4 banger) is being supported on the frame with brackets and between them is rubber.

Because of heavily abuse on the racetrack [img]smile.gif[/img] the rubbers are torn due to wear so the everytime I shift, the engine realy tilts-over alot causing banging on the exhaust.

I wanted to replace the rubbers but couldn't find any so now there are PU bushings between the engine and the sub-frame. The engine can't move or absorb shocks, so when I start the car it resonates, when I drive the car everything is ok (and better response on throttle). The car is also driven (NOT racing!) daily on the road.

Can these PU bushings hurt the engine (drivetrain) because it can't absorb shocks alot?

David
'67 Camaro crossram
'67 Camaro convertible SS/RS clone project
DL is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Jan 5th, 05, 07:41 AM
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 251
Post

I wouldnt think they'd hurt it too much. But i'm an idiot, so who knows
maxharvard is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Jan 5th, 05, 03:23 PM
Senior Tech
Brandon
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Monroe, NC
Posts: 2,090
Garage
Post

dont see why it would hurt anything, engines wear hard mounted for some time before they got pillows to sit on. Might be kind of hard on your teeth though.

Brandon J. licence 1NASTY67

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Nantooch is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Team Camaro Tech forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address.
NOTE we receive a lot of registrations with bad email addresses. IF you do not receive your confirmation email you will not be able to post. contact support and we will try and help.
Be sure you enter a valid email address and check your spam folder as well.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome