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Old 01-06-2016, 07:49 PM
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Originally Posted by BillGrissom View Post
I fixed one by scraping off the old brittle rubber and filling w/ PL1 black polyurethane caulk - for gutters at Home Depot. Others use it to fill engine mounts, which I also did for my 300D's. Previously, I fixed one shock top w/ fiberglass & epoxy but it later separated, but probably my fault from lifting the engine to install a mount and forgot to unscrew the shock damper.

I sure wouldn't pay $200 for a new one, and have bag of extra engine shocks from PickNPull. But, unlike Mannys, I don't see my life materially improved by the engine shock.
Have you tested engine start up and shut down with and without good shock(s) installed?
'84 190D 2.2 5MT (Red/Palomino) Current car. Love it!
'85 190D 2.2 Auto *Cali* (Blue/Blue) *sold*
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