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Old 04-22-2004, 12:32 AM
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can someone tell me if there is a upgrade anywhere for the "factory" ff009 body mounts.
for a fun factor mt2 ?
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Old 04-22-2004, 09:08 AM
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There is no upgrade for them. Did you break one? the easiest way to keep from breaking them is to take the body mount off, file the two pins down on the base where it attaches to the shock tower, and take the post mounts off the cross member and file those pins out. Then when you put the whole thing back together tighten it down But not super tight. This way, the body posts will flex around when you roll. this is how my truck is set up and I have taken some good spills with my body off and have yet to break a body post. Let me know if this confused you at all, I can post some pics.
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Old 04-22-2004, 11:49 AM
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mecky, could you give us some picks caus you lost me.
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Old 04-22-2004, 12:23 PM
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Default RE: cen fun factor mt2 body mount

good idea thanks man, but mine must be a newer model of mount.
because there isn't any pins on the post mounts. there just using screws. in fact the post mount can spin all the way around.
on the cross member. it sounds like they changed this to try and stop damage. but that didn't works so well i guess.
but i will cut the other pins that got to the shoch towers. thanks for the help...
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Old 04-22-2004, 03:53 PM
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Default RE: cen fun factor mt2 body mount

I will take a look at my spare body mounts and take some pics of that for you guys.
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Old 04-22-2004, 04:29 PM
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sounds good, i just made another body mount. MMMMMM the power of dremel tools LOL.
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Old 04-22-2004, 11:38 PM
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Default RE: cen fun factor mt2 body mount

Here is a pic with what you need to do. Sorry for the poor picture quality, but my digital camera is not the best up close. As far as procedure, what has worked for my truck is filing the cross member to shock tower pins down about three quarters of the way, and file the cross member to post pins down to nothing but bumps. This allows a center position that you can move your posts to, but in a roll over the posts will flex and this will prevent them from breaking. I had my truck land upside down after jumping off of a seven foot burm and with my posts set up like this it didnt break them. Let me know if you guys have any more questions.
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great, thanks i didnt see those tiny pins.
even when i took it apart the first time. i must need glasses !
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Default RE: cen fun factor mt2 body mount

Its cool, I just discovered one day that mine had broken off. So I started messing with the rest of it and discovered that with no pins the body mounts can take a lot of abuse. I can roll my truck and the body moves with the roll, so it kinda counter acts the stress of the roll.

Also with the body mounts like that and the proline body I have, it allows me to remove the rear body pins and lift the body up and push it forward a little bit so I can restart my truck without completely removing the body. This makes quick tuning easier if I am out bashing and dont want to take the body completely off.
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