rahgi wrote:i just came from under my car and noticed that one of the two mounts at the rear of the differential is missing.Is this something normal? and what do they do?.I did not remove any mount and it looked like that one was missing for a very long time,any info will be appreciated.
mike_01 wrote:no worries, does the car seem to slide easier or just the arse tends to want to kick out as wouldn't have thought the diff mountings would make that sort of difference as there only there to keep the diff in place and absorb the torque solid ones I know help you drift
would have to replace them and see, but if that's the case could explain why mine feels arse end happy but more likely worn bushes as remember them being there
Tosh21 wrote:yea definitely throw a new one on sooner rather than later. It will cause lots of stress on other bits of the drive train and put more stress on the other bolts trying to hold it up. I had my diff out yesterday and although it's a pretty easy job it does take a while. Getting the bush in might be a bit of a pain though, it's fairly tight under there. A nice puller might do it though, with some sort of plate to spread the load over the entire bush as your wind it in.
mike_01 wrote:here should be like this
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Toyota-Altezz ... 43bbc3001b
daveo wrote:definately put a bush back in . thats madness driving around without one and its only going to wear something unevenly in your car...
daveo wrote:...if you put solid ally bushes in you will get better response when kicking the car out as the rubber ones deaden the response. the only thing is your car will be a bit rougher on the road...
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