MK1 top mounts

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  1. LeLapin New Member

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    Looking for advice on MK1 Top Mounts on my track day set up.

    My problem is strut mounts do not last more than 2 track day events.

    I am currently running lowered springs, Koni Sports and Poly bushings and none racing tires(tyres). My top mounts are reinforced to roll cage ... so very stiff. I do run 2 degrees negative camber if that matters.

    Interesting enough, my gravel setup seems to be holding up.

    Any thoughts?

    Thanks
     
  2. jamesa Forum Junkie

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    What mounts are you running and ... any pictures ?
     
  3. LeLapin New Member

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    I should have though to mention...


    I have tried Meyler and Febi mounts.
     
  4. rubjonny

    rubjonny Administrator Admin

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    ecp supposedly do lemforder make ones, so id try those for starters :)
     
  5. MUSHY 16V

    MUSHY 16V Moderator Moderator

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    If it's a track car i'd fit solid compbrake mounts or if it still on the road bonrath top mounts though the latter is had to get now
     
  6. mickey marrows Forum Member

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    Seeing as you're in the US have you considered investing in a set of Ground Control top mounts? Or are you class limited?
     
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    ECP??


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    I use the Compbrake eccentric mounts, set for 5` positive caster with 1.5`camber (hillclimb / sprint car ... as yet untested !)

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  13. LeLapin New Member

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    I found a set of used Branth(so?). Will have to see how they hold up.


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  14. jon23 New Member

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    what coilovers are any of you running for solid top mounts ive got the gaz gold solid adjustable top mounts, but it raises the car 30mm, if i was too lower the car a further 30mm it will make the car too crashy and wont have sufficent damping to be any good.

    do i need custom coilovers or is there a set out there that can accomodate the solid top mounts

    cheers jonny
     
  15. jamesa Forum Junkie

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    I run Leda coilovers ... spec`d for my application.

    Can Gaz not provide you a custom damper ?
     

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