94 Z26 3.1 Right Hand Upper Motor Mount

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94 Z26 3.1 Right Hand Upper Motor Mount

Postby clayman612 » Tue Dec 02, 2014 7:24 pm

Hey guys I hit a curb last tuesday on the passenger side have take it to shop in the morning I know for a fact the upper motor mount is ripped it looks likle this
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And does this insert fit into the mount from the other picture because this insert is all anybody Rockauto,Napa,Carquest etc is showing for the above said car Autozone Has the only that remotlely looks like my mount it is a Duralast 15274 or A5274 Please help me I even have a GM dealer Book for my car and it does not give a part number which I found all motor mounts from GM are discontinued for my car
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Can some one please help I cannot find the part number for this mount


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Re: 94 Z26 3.1 Right Hand Upper Motor Mount

Postby Money pit Beretta » Tue Dec 02, 2014 8:01 pm

Don't quote me but I think you have all the options listed. You could try Nalley GMC, may even get the mount there at a high cost. Sounds like you are not a junk yard kind of guy. That would be the only other way.


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Re: 94 Z26 3.1 Right Hand Upper Motor Mount

Postby 3X00-Modified » Wed Dec 03, 2014 2:52 pm

Or just buy it locally... It's not like this is not readily available at Advance Auto Autozone or Napa...

http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/p/anch ... Term=mount



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Re: 94 Z26 3.1 Right Hand Upper Motor Mount

Postby clayman612 » Wed Dec 10, 2014 12:27 pm

3X00-Modified wrote:Or just buy it locally... It's not like this is not readily available at Advance Auto Autozone or Napa...

http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/p/anch ... Term=mount


Man I tell you what when it rains it pours the guy at the shop working on my car says that is the wrong insert can you help he is saying the bracket that goes from the motor side thru the mount has to fit into a slot in the rubber bushing and that 2083 has no slot can you shed some light on this


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Re: 94 Z26 3.1 Right Hand Upper Motor Mount

Postby 3X00-Modified » Wed Dec 10, 2014 1:56 pm

Thats a part that is not included with that insert... You would reuse the rubber part that wraps around the mount...

It's hard to explain... I'll try to get a photo of it tonight.

And this is the right insert, so to be blunt, your mechanic is wrong.

This is a screen shot of the earlier version of this mount. The rubber surround that goes around the sides and top are not part of the insert and IIRC can't even be replaced so you re-use that item and change just the part the bracket bolts to.

Fast forward to 8:27 and have your mechanic watch this video... he'll learn something new ;) Don't do what he does to remove the insert though... Just use a drill bit and you can remove those old collars holding it in.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsTjQm4-Dsk
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Re: 94 Z26 3.1 Right Hand Upper Motor Mount

Postby clayman612 » Wed Dec 10, 2014 6:59 pm

3X00-Modified wrote:Thats a part that is not included with that insert... You would reuse the rubber part that wraps around the mount...

It's hard to explain... I'll try to get a photo of it tonight.

And this is the right insert, so to be blunt, your mechanic is wrong.

This is a screen shot of the earlier version of this mount. The rubber surround that goes around the sides and top are not part of the insert and IIRC can't even be replaced so you re-use that item and change just the part the bracket bolts to.

Fast forward to 8:27 and have your mechanic watch this video... he'll learn something new ;) Don't do what he does to remove the insert though... Just use a drill bit and you can remove those old collars holding it in.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsTjQm4-Dsk


I watched that video already earlier and I set the dealership straight about the 2803 being right .I am screwed because my rubber surround is messed up it is ripped on both of the side pieces look at my post I just left in For sale Wanted and tell me what you think that part is or I talk about in the picture if it is right they only want 8.50 for that part the 2803K by itself


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Re: 94 Z26 3.1 Right Hand Upper Motor Mount

Postby 3X00-Modified » Wed Dec 10, 2014 10:05 pm

Then just get it.



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Re: 94 Z26 3.1 Right Hand Upper Motor Mount

Postby clayman612 » Wed Dec 10, 2014 11:55 pm

3X00-Modified wrote:Then just get it.

no clue if that is the part I need I was hoping you would know maybe you have seen something similar I cannot believe that the little rubber part that is oem for that mount does not fail all the time I surely cannot be the only person with the kinda problem


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Re: 94 Z26 3.1 Right Hand Upper Motor Mount

Postby 3X00-Modified » Thu Dec 11, 2014 5:43 am

I'm really missing the confusion here... Your stating the top portion of that mount is bad... 2803 does not include that normally, 2803k appears to be that piece from that photo you posted and being the same base number with a K, I can only assume its related to that mount, so just buy it. They don't make a piece that matches what comes out of the older years so you won't ever see one similar to what was in that video if that's what your looking for.

And being in a large group of people with the same problem does not mean that the aftermarket companies have acknowledged that... just look at the door weatherstripping for the windows... GUARANTEED to fail... absolutely NO aftermarket part made specific to replace it.



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Re: 94 Z26 3.1 Right Hand Upper Motor Mount

Postby whiteretta » Thu Dec 11, 2014 9:05 pm

Yep just a different prefix. Fairly positive the K is just the prefix for the fluid filled mount. I know for the AutoZone brand the prefix was an A for the fluid filled version.

Or maybe it's vise versa, lol. Regardless, don't know why it wouldn't work. Maybe your mechanic just doesn't want to drill it out and wants you to find an assembled unit. It's an easy process, I drilled out the rivets on mine with a burnt out drill, lol.


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Re: 94 Z26 3.1 Right Hand Upper Motor Mount

Postby clayman612 » Thu Dec 11, 2014 10:21 pm

He was just confused like I was and everyone else that looked at it it is like an optical illusion it when it is all together it looks like the bracket that bolts to the motor the tang of that where it enters into the motor mount looks like there is a slit in the mount that the tang slides into we were all thinking it was one piece not 2 but that is all squared away now I am just waiting on the top rubber piece which is the 2803k there lower mount that you talking about in there parts list is a 2803h I am assuming h= hydraulic thanks for your input


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