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Old 04-15-2011, 06:52 PM   #1
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Question Replacing Body Mount, Question

Hello,
So my 90 Ranger's body mounts have disintegrated and are in need of replacing. I got a quote from Ford and well the cost is kinda outrages... 200-300 bucks for some rubber...

My question is anyone have experience or opinions on polyurethane body mounts such as:
http://www.suspensionconnection.com/...con/6-106.html

or if you have other places you'd recommend please let me know.

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Old 04-15-2011, 07:01 PM   #2
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I found a couple threads that have the information you need using the search function. Just search "polyurethane body mounts"
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I replaced the rubber body isolation mounts with polyurethane ones made by Daystar on my '90 Ranger. I might have bought them through Summit or Jegs, can't recall, it was a couple years ago. I think they're just fine and would do it again. I bought a whole body mount and chassis kit for a little over $100 if I remember correctly
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Old 04-16-2011, 02:10 AM   #4
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as per the previous post I was checking out the other post on the topic and everyone is stating the hardware is not included... if this just means the bolts im fine, I bought a replacment set for my 3" body lift

does the kit you bought contain the metal inserts or whatever the other required hardware (except bolts)
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99% of the time when people refer to "hardware" it's nuts and bolts, however i would not classify the "nut" on the body mounts, as hardware, as it's not a normal hardware store item...

i would imagine they would include the metal inserts, the picture/description should show the difference

and for the record, poly bushings are better (imo) than rubber
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It read (12 BUSHINGS ONLY) it the OP link. So i would say that is all your going to get. No metal inserts or bolts and nuts.
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i missed the link on the first pass... yeah totally agree, that's just the polyurethane parts, no metal
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So where do you get the steel inserts at?
I been wanting to swap out mine in the 94 Ex but only have found the poly bushings and maybe install a 3 inch body lift.
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I've been running poly for almost a year now. The hardware was rotted, so all I did was use large fender washers on the outside of the bushings. Runs fine. It's a little rough cause they're poly.
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I've been running poly for almost a year now. The hardware was rotted, so all I did was use large fender washers on the outside of the bushings. Runs fine. It's a little rough cause they're poly.
Good idea thanks.... was a little early when I first posted...wasn't thinking right
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