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M3 top mounts

Postby basilpuss » Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:17 pm

Hi got a 2.8 compact forest spec car, got hockley front legs with the escort forest inserts with spherical solid type top mounts. The question I have is the bearing's don't seem up to the job and I am wondering if the standard type evo ones will fit onto the escort inserts, anyone know? Thanks
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Re: M3 top mounts

Postby basilpuss » Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:35 pm

Ok, it's all quiet. I'll ask a different way, maybe makes more sense. Does anyone have a M3 evo- top mount off the car and can measure the hole in the center ?
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Re: M3 top mounts

Postby Garry.M » Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:23 pm

I can measure one tomorrow for you,, got a set lying in my shed
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Re: M3 top mounts

Postby basilpuss » Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:43 am

Thank you , very kind of you. Any news :D :D :D
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Re: M3 top mounts

Postby Overthelimit » Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:02 am

Just done this.
Put escort inserts into the legs and used M3 offset top mounts.
Had to knock out the ball bearings and replace them with different ones that have a larger hole to take the Escort struts.
The bearing came from Simply bearings.
2 x 60042RS Budget Rubber Sealed Deep Groove Ball Bearing 20x42x12mm (6004-2RSH-EU) = £6.30
So far seems to be working well.
We're doing the RAC shortly so that should test it!
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Re: M3 top mounts

Postby basilpuss » Sun Oct 29, 2017 12:07 pm

Thank you for the reply, so not a straight swap but close :) . Good luck next week doing the Wyedean the week after myself. Thanks again
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