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Old 04-05-2004, 07:17 AM   #1
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I've seen some people replace their motor mount. Why? What's that do?

Also; sway bars. What do they do (and more importantly, how)?
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Old 04-05-2004, 12:37 PM   #2
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I've seen some people replace their motor mount. Why? What's that do?

Also; sway bars. What do they do (and more importantly, how)?
1. It attaches the engine to the sub-frame or chassis.

2. More correctly called anti-sway bars. By transfering suspension loading from the loaded side to the unloaded side via a torsion bar, it reduces body lean while going around corners.
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Old 04-05-2004, 05:00 PM   #3
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Thanks.

Why would someone replace the motor mount though?

Also, and added suspension question, if you will:
Why is "squat" bad for acceleration? People beef up their rear suspension to prevent this, but I'm not sure why.
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