They can be purchased at this site http://www.neverenoughauto.com/index...egory_id=15813
Remove 3 or 4 spider clips from this plastic piece
Remove 14mm bolt holding the front mount
Remove 14mm bolt holding the rear mount you may need a small extension
At the Front Remove 2 17mm bolts here
Remove 2 12mm bolts thats holding the exhaust hanger
At the Rear remove 2 17mm bolts here
You can now drop the whole crossmemeber out
When Reinstalling Make sure you Grease up the Mounts so they can slip right in place.
It was a pita to get it out on my own so i stopped in the middle of the whole process and took the mount and bracket to a shop and they pressed it out for me for 15 bucks. Took 10mins
Solid Motor Mount VS MMI's (motor mount inserts)
Soild Motor Mount VS Stock mount
Quoted from Travis " to get the old mounts out, you can press them out, or, do what I do, and use a sawzall to cut through the metal band. Once you bust through.. you release the tension by creating a small gap from the saw blade, and the mount slides right out."
And this is how it will look like when u cut it.
Last edited by Scrapin; 04-24-2011 at 10:27 PM.
not sure if this how tos got transfered from the nycsentra files but if not then here it is again.
failed to mention that you need to support the engine block when removing the cross member
those solid mounts are great A+++
04 Volcanic Sentra (Sold)
02 Midnight Blue Protege5
I know this is a very old thread but wanted to ask about the second set of instructions. It says you can cut the mount and the old mount will easily slide out. So you do what now, weld it back? Won't that create a weak point?
Also, where is a good place to go that can press motor mounts? A tranny shop?
just light the mounts on fire wait 10 mins (nice beverage break) for it to burn the rubber out and then take a torch and cut the ring and it falls right out
Well, I found the mounts on ebay for 72 shipped. I have a 7 ebay buck coupon so now 65. The local shop(I called around to a bunch of shops) wants half an hour of labor so 35 for the job.
So that would be 100 bucks total for new mounts...not too bad.
What i did was take an electrical saw and saw at the ring then chiseled it out with a hammer and screwdriver. Most shops should have a press.
Did any of you who have it have to force the crossmember back up to reach the bolt holes? I notice that the mount holes are centered as opposed to being offset to a little bit higher like the stock mounts. Also are you still able to do the $4 WHA with that?
So is it safe to say that with the right tools this can easily be a parking lot job?
Do what I did when I installed my MMI. Have a jack stand support the engine while the crossmember out and have a jack push the crossmember in.
Last edited by MoltenNismo; 01-13-2011 at 02:32 PM.