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Old 09-30-2008, 12:24 PM
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Engine mounts for 300SD?

Which brand is better? Or is there any difference between the brands? My engine mounts are basically literally gone... so I'm getting new ones. Should I get Lemfoerder, Corteco or Meyle? I'll be ordering them in the next few hours... so any tips are really appreciated!!!!

And yes I have used the search button... from that I've only gotten a partial answer so far... if I don't get anything else I'll go with that.

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Old 09-30-2008, 03:17 PM
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Lemforder or Meyle. The experience I had w/ Corteco was not a good one. They lasted less than a year.

Also check the condition of the engine shocks and the tranny mount while you are at it.

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Old 09-30-2008, 06:31 PM
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If your engine mounts are gone and have to be replaced, check your lower oil cooler line. Make sure that the belt hasn't cut into it. If it has, replace it at the same time.
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(RIP Sept '10) 83 300SD Turbo Diesel (aka "Rocky")
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Old 09-30-2008, 06:59 PM
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Well, I ordered a set of the Lemfoerders... the other mounts and shocks will have to wait until I get a job... mom is only letting me borrow so much...

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