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12/14/16 5:31pm - Original Message: 'polyurethane body mounts'
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I've been reading about the desirability of either rubber or poly mounts for ride comfort, any issues with frame flex stress transmitted to the body with the hard poly mounts?

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12/15/16 11:43pm - Reply: 'Re: polyurethane body mounts'
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Overland Park, KS - USA

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1973 Orange Metallic Coupe (orig owner), L82, 4 spd (WR), PS, (A/C & PW (I installed from wrecked 73)), leather, AM/FM Stereo, ran with '65 FI unit earlier & will again some day.

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Chevrolet went to the rubber body mounts to reduce noise.  IIRC, it was in 1973.

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12/16/16 8:51am - Reply: 'Re: polyurethane body mounts'
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1980 loaded red on red. 68,000 original miles. Second owner. Well documented with all original paperwork. NCRS Founders Award 9/27/14. NCRS Top Flight 10/12/14.

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When I asked rubber or poly? The answer was use rubber is the best!! The rubber will out live me!!

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12/16/16 9:24pm - Reply: 'Re: polyurethane body mounts'
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1973 Orange Metallic Coupe (orig owner), L82, 4 spd (WR), PS, (A/C & PW (I installed from wrecked 73)), leather, AM/FM Stereo, ran with '65 FI unit earlier & will again some day.

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I've got rubber ones to go on. Only upside I could see to poly was it used to be cheaper.U

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