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    Shock top mounts: Turbo, GT2 or monoball?

    The stock front shock top mounts (shock tower mounts) on my car
    are busted: every time I turn a steering wheel there is
    noise and there is extra road noise coming from there when
    going straight on a highway

    The dealer will replace with the stock parts but at this point I am not so sure that's what I want. The stock units lasted for 10 track days...

    I heard that GT2 top mounts are sturdier that TT's - is that
    true? Can they be fitted on a Turbo?

    Another option is to use monoball mounts. But that's
    racing stuff which will compromise everyday comfort, so
    I am hesitant.

    Any ideas

    Re: Shock top mounts: Turbo, GT2 or monoball?

    VS-

    The GT2 front mounts are solid ("monoball") but the type of shocks that you are using will determine if they will work or not. What are you using?

    Using H&R coilovers.

    H&R coilovers that I'm currently using are compatible with the stock Turbo top mounts. Do you know if GT2 mounts are compatible with H&R's? What are the part numbers?

    TIA


    Re: Using H&R coilovers.

    VS-

    The basic H&R coilovers(non-race) won't work. I know, I tried. They will only work with linear, cylindrical springs, not the cone shaped springs as are used on the fronts of H&R. You might be able to fabricate an adapter. Not sure though. If you are interested, email me as I have 4 GT2 solid strut mounts in my garage.

     
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