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1chevy02 01-19-2011 10:52 PM

Cab mounts
 
I have a couple of cab mounts that are missing the bottom rubber piece. Is there a good aftermarket cab mount for these truck or do I jus go back with gm parts?

Colt 01-20-2011 02:26 PM

buy the new hydraulic mounts GM uses on the trucks now rides 200% better UPPER 25971031-need 2, LOWER 25791032-need 2, Washers 15854745 need 2 if yours are crap. You know maybe Henry can help order them up for you thru his GM slot. These take that axle wrap down alot which is great on the cement slabs and even racing some.

Chevy1925 01-20-2011 02:35 PM

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Originally Posted by Colt (Post 429025)
buy the new hydraulic mounts GM uses on the trucks now rides 200% better UPPER 25971031-need 2, LOWER 25791032-need 2, Washers 15854745 need 2 if yours are crap. You know maybe Henry can help order them up for you thru his GM slot. These take that axle wrap down alot which is great on the cement slabs and even racing some.

those are only ment for the rear cab mounts on extended and crew cabs, not ment for all the body mounts

there are some aftermarket poly urethan ones out there for our trucks but the people ive talked to say it makes vibrations easily transfred through to the cab and can cause annoying drones

schulte 01-20-2011 03:48 PM

Replace with OEM. I've broken lots of body mounts. I've used both poly and OEM and will always go back to the OEMs now.

Colt 01-20-2011 05:09 PM

They're for front and back those are GM #'s if you have to look to know something. It's from people who have done it and bought them. Christ!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Chevy1925 01-20-2011 05:23 PM

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Originally Posted by Colt (Post 429086)
They're for front and back those are GM #'s if you have to look to know something. It's from people who have done it and bought them. Christ!!!!!!!!!!!!!

chill the hell out dude. Those part numbers for those body mounts will not fit in any other location (maybe under the radiator support but that does no good) other than the rear on the 800 chassis. On the 900 i cant say. the hydro mounts are too damn wide to fit in any other location than the rear. plain and simple i know LOTs of guys too who have tried. Hell there is a big ass thread on DP as well. :rolleyes:.

1chevy02 01-20-2011 06:31 PM

So new hydraulic in the back and factory gm front? Only my front one is shot but I guess I should do them all.

Chevy1925 01-20-2011 06:45 PM

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Originally Posted by 1chevy02 (Post 429112)
So new hydraulic in the back and factory gm front? Only my front one is shot but I guess I should do them all.

its up to you. the main reason for the hydrolic body mount is for frame beaming as some call it (between 45-55 you can get a bad "hop" so to speak, same deal on bad freeways). the mount allows some up and down flex to keep the frame from transfering so much motion into the cab.

1chevy02 01-20-2011 07:02 PM

I will probably try the hydraulic ones and seen how that goes. Just to double check they only fit the rear?

Chevy1925 01-20-2011 08:01 PM

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Originally Posted by 1chevy02 (Post 429122)
I will probably try the hydraulic ones and seen how that goes. Just to double check they only fit the rear?

Yes.

SmokeShow 01-20-2011 08:06 PM

I'm interested in the cost of these hydraulic mounts.

Chevy1925 01-20-2011 08:16 PM

they aint bad, bout 40-50 bucks apeice

SmokeShow 01-20-2011 08:18 PM

Oh, well shoot. I gotta try em out! I'm 99% sure my truck is blessed with the "frame beaming" so maybe they'd help?!?! :D

Chevy1925 01-20-2011 08:44 PM

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Originally Posted by SmokeShow (Post 429160)
Oh, well shoot. I gotta try em out! I'm 99% sure my truck is blessed with the "frame beaming" so maybe they'd help?!?! :D

haha everyone that has put them on has siad its greatly reduced the beaming. I have a set on the way, finally got some cash flow to buy some stuff ive wanted :D

PhilsLB7 11-23-2014 10:09 AM

Anyone care to give an update on using the hydraulic cab mounts? Especially on the earlier models. My 02 has the "hop" between 45 and 50 so I'm wanting to know if they're worth getting.


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