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    Question F23 front gearbox mount fix?

    I've seen this thread in the how to area.

    http://www.astraownersclub.com/docum...ne%20mount.pdf

    Long story short. Mine no longer has rubber in the middle. It's dead.

    Do i need the rubber in the middle to use the bushes in that link?

    Where can i buy the bushes that are in that link?

    Cheers, Steve.
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    Yes youll need a brand new mount - basically it comes complete with the casting and the rubber mount all in one.

    The polyurethane mount then fits into the recesses in the rubber bush.

    A new mount aint that expensive...about £30 or so (independent specialist) and the poly mount is about £20 from LMF

    Now unfortunately I discovered that the poly bushes dont fit into the pattern bushes as they are "slightly" out but u may wanna research this prior to purchase.

    Another cheap fix to consider is buying the mount and filling the recesses with loads of sikaflex. This is what I'll probs do to mine in the near future.

    Theres usually a few mounts on ebay but dont wanna grab the link incase its the wrong one for ur model.

    May be good speaking to LMF or Autovaux (or ur dealer if ur feeling flush)

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeordieBandit View Post

    Now unfortunately I discovered that the poly bushes dont fit into the pattern bushes as they are "slightly" out but u may wanna research this prior to purchase.
    There are 2 'styles' of bushes with the same part number. I went to Vauxhall to get a front mount and they went through their stock till they found one with the same rubber shape as the poly bush.
    The truth is always the truth even if you haven't realised it yet...

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    Cheers guys.

    So buy the poly bush 1st then get the mount to fit after.

    Looks like i'll be having fun at AutoVaux next week.
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