Engine & Transmission Mounts

Since I was dropping the exhaust to refresh the shifter bushings and replace the driveshaft giubo and center bearing assembly, servicing the engine and transmission mounts also seemed like a good thing to do while the pipes were down.

New vs. Old Transmission Mount

New vs. Old Transmission Mount

Compared to the new parts, the rubber in the old transmission mounts had hardened and compressed, no doubt affecting drivetrain alignment and NVH (noise, vibration, and harshness).  The transmission crossmember cleaned up nicely:

Transmission Crossmember with New Mounts

Transmission Crossmember with New Mounts

As was the case with the transmission mounts, the old engine mounts were rock hard and compressed to a significantly shorter height than the new mounts:

Old vs. New Engine Mount

Old vs. New Engine Mount

 
Transmission Mount

Transmission Mount

 
Engine Mount

Engine Mount