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I started to take off and there was a bit of snow on the ground so it spun like normal for a little bit... afterwards, once on dry pavement my wheels hopped pretty bad... something sounded different so I just ignored it then I went back to driving like normal. Shortly after I went to pass another car and down shifted from 4th to 3rd gear and nailed it like normal and now it seems like it KICKS alot harder then before...
 

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could you have a torn mount already?
 

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easily could have. get under that hood and kick the thottle open. no easy revving it up, goose it. see how much the motor moves. then take a close look at your mounts.
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easily could have. get under that hood and kick the thottle open. no easy revving it up, goose it. see how much the motor moves. then take a close look at your mounts.
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I did this but didnt rev it too much, I will rev it wide open tomarrow morning. If I did tear my mount do you think the dealer would cover it?
 

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Nope. you can try but Im gonna bet no.
 

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i'll second that. at least the mount shouldn't be expensive. most costly i've ever personally seen was my assistant manager's honda accord. $43!!!!! mine are like $15 each and 5-20 minutes to swap depending on which one.
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i'll second that. at least the mount shouldn't be expensive. most costly i've ever personally seen was my assistant manager's honda accord. $43!!!!! mine are like $15 each and 5-20 minutes to swap depending on which one.
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Oh... so I am probably not looking at a very large fee for getting it fixed? Thanks for all the help guys!
 

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Oh... so I am probably not looking at a very large fee for getting it fixed? Thanks for all the help guys!


you could try to explain to the dealer that there is some Jerking taking place. I noticed before I got the latest ECM update that I was experiencing the jerkiness that I felt attributed to wheel hop. Car drives so much smoother now. See if you can get them to believe that the jerkiness is what caused premature wear on your mounts, just a suggestion. Good luck
 

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tlake84 said:
easily could have. get under that hood and kick the thottle open. no easy revving it up, goose it. see how much the motor moves. then take a close look at your mounts.
tony
I did this but didnt rev it too much, I will rev it wide open tomarrow morning. If I did tear my mount do you think the dealer would cover it?
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I'm curious how you did this with no throttle cable?
 

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you can't reach the throttle arm on your car?
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It's an electronic drive by wire system, no throttle cable or throttle shaft cam. If that's what you are getting at.
 

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MotorMouth said:
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I'm curious how you did this with no throttle cable?
Duh... thats what girlfriends are for... BTW the engine didnt move that much at all as much as I thought it was going to...

Would I be feeling the hard jerking in every gear? because its just from 4th to 3rd gear... It just seems really tourqy...
 

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tlake84 said:
Duh... thats what girlfriends are for...
No wonder I can't get anything done, my wife hate's my car. :(
 

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The fact that women get jealous of material objects has always been a mystery to me.

When I had my '79 Trans Am, I would be out in the garage working on it and my wife would get mad and say I spent too much time out there.

My response: "Hey, I could be spending my time out and about at bars and stuff like a lot of other husbands. At least you KNOW where I'm at and what I'm doing if I'm in the garage working on my car."
 

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Right, I'm not down at the topless bar, putting singles into a stripper's thong, spending the bill money on overpriced drinks - I'm there in the garage, drinking a Diet Coke or a beer, close enough so you can yell at me if you need...
 

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I'm there in the garage, drinking a Diet Coke or a beer, close enough so you can yell at me if you need...
That's me too. Her issue is she tells me she dose not like fast cars or to drive fast but I believe she just dosen't like to not be in control when I drive fast. I just laugh because she drives the SHO on a daily basis and it sounds like I'm in the pits at daytona when she leaves for work in the morning :eek: . I love the way that car sounds :D .
 

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The fact that women get jealous of material objects has always been a mystery to me.

When I had my '79 Trans Am, I would be out in the garage working on it and my wife would get mad and say I spent too much time out there.

My response: "Hey, I could be spending my time out and about at bars and stuff like a lot of other husbands. At least you KNOW where I'm at and what I'm doing if I'm in the garage working on my car."


Another response (might land you in the dog house though) could be, "the car doesn't get mad when I get in another car, when I want the car to be turned on I don't have to beg and use my tongue, when there's something wrong with the car it atleast provides me with a check engine light, and finally, the car doesn't get bloated and hostile once a month"........ok now for a list of lawyers in your area..........
 

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Another response (might land you in the dog house though) could be, "the car doesn't get mad when I get in another car, when I want the car to be turned on I don't have to beg and use my tongue, when there's something wrong with the car it atleast provides me with a check engine light, and finally, the car doesn't get bloated and hostile once a month"........ok now for a list of lawyers in your area..........
that's good, remind me why i'm getting married again
 

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TXRLU said:
Another response (might land you in the dog house though) could be, "the car doesn't get mad when I get in another car, when I want the car to be turned on I don't have to beg and use my tongue, when there's something wrong with the car it atleast provides me with a check engine light, and finally, the car doesn't get bloated and hostile once a month"........ok now for a list of lawyers in your area..........

I decided against that approach. My wife is a petite woman but she can hit pretty hard. :D
 
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