Jump to content


Toggle shoutbox Shoutbox Open the Shoutbox in a popup

Account setup issues please email RegalGSusers@gmail.com

@  ithurtz : (19 February 2017 - 04:39 AM)

oh boy someone let the dog out of its cage!!!!!

@  cheatah fahe... : (18 February 2017 - 04:21 PM)

New profile pic ? test

@  cheatah fahe... : (18 February 2017 - 01:40 PM)

Noob to Regalgs here....GPF brethren...Hello Alll.

@  WeBlown : (18 February 2017 - 01:35 PM)

Well, something is working. I get notifications again!

@  LS5454SS : (18 February 2017 - 06:07 AM)

:) ... hopefully! Man...I haven't used this box in ages!

@  WildGS : (18 February 2017 - 06:05 AM)

Thanks to a certain forum member I think the registration issue is fixed

@  Guest : (18 February 2017 - 05:56 AM)

YO!!!!

@  WildGS : (18 February 2017 - 05:34 AM)

working to resolve email issues

@  WildGS : (17 February 2017 - 10:21 PM)

everyone needs to shoot an email to the RegalGSUsers@gmail.com for now to get activated, I have too many spam accounts to just approve everyone.

@  buck531 : (17 February 2017 - 03:27 AM)

just get GPF to buy the site David.. it'll never be hacked lol

@  Crazyguy03 : (17 February 2017 - 03:23 AM)

ya just PM me if you need anything

@  Crazyguy03 : (17 February 2017 - 03:23 AM)

Sweet. Thanks !

@  WildGS : (17 February 2017 - 03:12 AM)

Anybody have a mail server I can use, LOL

@  buck531 : (17 February 2017 - 02:07 AM)

do it

@  WildGS : (17 February 2017 - 01:52 AM)

I'm here...

@  Crazyguy03 : (17 February 2017 - 01:49 AM)

lmao

@  Crazyguy03 : (17 February 2017 - 01:49 AM)

Dammit. I refuse to accept Facebook l

@  buck531 : (17 February 2017 - 01:43 AM)

I hit him on FB. 30 minutes away

@  Crazyguy03 : (17 February 2017 - 01:43 AM)

Sent a pm to Dave about memberships. Hopefully we can bring this place to life :)

@  buck531 : (16 February 2017 - 06:20 PM)

lol


Photo
- - - - -

DIY Flip Dog Bones 90*


  • Please log in to reply
23 replies to this topic

#1 joshua

joshua

    Wheres the Newbie Guide?

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 38 posts
  • LocationKentucky
  • First Name:
    Joshua

Posted 03 December 2012 - 03:59 AM

Step 1: Loosen Dogbones with 14mm (sorry no pic of this)

Step 2: Move dogbones out of the way and reinstall bolt
Posted Image

Step 3: Get out some WD-40 and get to sprayin'
Posted Image

Step 4: Tighten the bolt as seen in the picture above and it should flip 90* quite easily, and this will be the final result
Posted Image
  • 1

#2 Floordford

Floordford

    Wheres the Newbie Guide?

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 47 posts
  • LocationNashville
  • First Name:
    Robert

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:57 AM

Ive got mine in the freezer. I hear it helps shrink the rubber a little. Plus mine are new and never used ones. Ill use lubricant also though.

edit: I used dish soap as the lube. And freezing it helped with breaking apart the small amount of glue they put in there. I had bought new ones and then found out about this trick. So, I did it to the new ones. It worked great. The engine sits still instead of flopping around so much.

Edited by Floordford, 11 December 2012 - 05:14 PM.

  • 0

#3 buck531

buck531

    Contributing Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,834 posts
  • LocationColumbus, Ohio
  • First Name:
    Shawn

Posted 14 December 2012 - 04:01 AM

This will also help if you sometimes have a "clunk" when you go from park to reverse or park to drive. The GTP was clunking. I noticed the motor was flopping in the wind. So I flipped them. The mounts were 160k miles and worn out. This cured that.
  • 0

#4 patrick kay

patrick kay

    Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 287 posts
  • Locationillinois
  • First Name:
    patrick

Posted 14 December 2012 - 11:41 PM

ahhh i see now. I always thought the dog bone flip ment literally taking the top mounts out and installing them upside down haha
  • 0

#5 Floordford

Floordford

    Wheres the Newbie Guide?

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 47 posts
  • LocationNashville
  • First Name:
    Robert

Posted 16 December 2012 - 06:20 PM

They really should say "spin the torque mount". But they also call polyurethane mounts solid. Im a Mustang guy and when i hear "solid" i think of a unit that is made from steel and has zero give.
  • 0

#6 patrick kay

patrick kay

    Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 287 posts
  • Locationillinois
  • First Name:
    patrick

Posted 18 December 2012 - 11:45 PM

haha me too.. then again i'm a mustang guy too lol
  • 0

#7 marcleach75

marcleach75

    Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 370 posts
  • LocationBrush,Co.
  • First Name:
    Marc

Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:42 PM

This will also help if you sometimes have a "clunk" when you go from park to reverse or park to drive. The GTP was clunking. I noticed the motor was flopping in the wind. So I flipped them. The mounts were 160k miles and worn out. This cured that.


Amen to that being my driveway slopes down.
  • 0

#8 goredsox82

goredsox82

    Wheres the Newbie Guide?

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 27 posts
  • LocationDecatur,Ill.
  • First Name:
    B.J.

Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:03 PM

I just flipped the dog bones on my 01 GS and it no longer clunks from park to reverse. Just checked it in the driveway haven't gone anywhere to "pressure test" them. Diggin' all the shade tree tricks and tips. Thanks for all the help everyone.
  • 0

#9 03AboundGSS

03AboundGSS

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 18 posts
  • LocationFort Wayne Indiana
  • First Name:
    Jason

Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:55 PM

Ill be doing this tomorrow thanks for the tip fellas
  • 0

#10 Wildcat

Wildcat

    Been There. Done That.

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 781 posts
  • LocationSan Jose, CA
  • First Name:
    Paul

Posted 26 January 2013 - 09:06 AM

Seems to be a good time of year for this mod. Thinking of doing the same to my '04's original mounts this weekend too.
Good luck with yours 03

Paul
  • 0

#11 spcrollins405

spcrollins405

    Super Newb...and Forum Upgrade Supporter

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,719 posts
  • LocationOklahoma City
  • First Name:
    Travis

Posted 29 January 2013 - 05:31 AM

Okay, I've searched high and low and cannot for the life of me find the square dog bone mounts except for stupid aftermarket poly. My passenger mount broke clean in half as it is with the stock rubber. Last thing I need is a more firm mount, but I do need new square torque strut mount bushings. Anybody have a part number or link? Not even RockAuto sells them.
  • 0

#12 Crazyguy03

Crazyguy03

    Official RegalGS.org Flagship Car Owner

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 8,468 posts
  • LocationWNY

Posted 29 January 2013 - 05:53 AM

Let me know if u can't find them. I might have a spare set already flipped.
  • 0

#13 spcrollins405

spcrollins405

    Super Newb...and Forum Upgrade Supporter

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,719 posts
  • LocationOklahoma City
  • First Name:
    Travis

Posted 01 February 2013 - 06:16 AM

Well I'm looking so I can put them in a shortened set since I'm lowered now. Any clue where to find some?
  • 0

#14 Crazyguy03

Crazyguy03

    Official RegalGS.org Flagship Car Owner

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 8,468 posts
  • LocationWNY

Posted 02 February 2013 - 08:43 PM

I bought the offset polys. That way I can keep my billet dog bones
  • 0

#15 Vytasb

Vytasb

    Been There. Done That.

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 755 posts
  • LocationSan Bernardino, CA
  • First Name:
    Vytas

Posted 31 January 2014 - 12:08 AM

Okay, I've searched high and low and cannot for the life of me find the square dog bone mounts except for stupid aftermarket poly. My passenger mount broke clean in half as it is with the stock rubber. Last thing I need is a more firm mount, but I do need new square torque strut mount bushings. Anybody have a part number or link? Not even RockAuto sells them.

 

I had looked into this too and you have to buy the whole assembly:

 

http://www.oreillyau.../2901/02328.oap

 

I ended up just getting the poly's from zzp.  The vibration is a noticeable at first and only at idle, but you get used to it 


  • 0

#16 RoadMonster

RoadMonster

    I Know Regals

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,267 posts
  • LocationOshawa, Ontario, Canada
  • First Name:
    Shayne

Posted 31 January 2014 - 02:02 AM

Welcome to 2013 bro.
  • 0

#17 Vytasb

Vytasb

    Been There. Done That.

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 755 posts
  • LocationSan Bernardino, CA
  • First Name:
    Vytas

Posted 31 January 2014 - 04:43 AM

Welcome to 2013 bro.

Didn't even see the date.  Not like this info is outdated anyway.  Still only available in the whole assembly. Just thought I'd try to help someone


  • 0

#18 zeroyon31

zeroyon31

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 24 posts

Posted 02 January 2015 - 12:28 PM

I was always wondering what that clunk sound was, now I def got to do this this weekend. 


  • 0

#19 Freemen

Freemen

    Wheres the Newbie Guide?

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 33 posts
  • LocationIndianapolis
  • First Name:
    Free

Posted 25 January 2015 - 06:53 PM

Just got done flipping mine today. Super easy with this tutorial
  • 0

#20 RegalEagle

RegalEagle

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 12 posts

Posted 19 March 2015 - 12:46 PM

Wouldn't silicone spray be better for this as a lubricant, given that it won't displace water (water-displacement 40) and dry out the rubber, causing quicker wear? Just a thought.


  • 0




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

BoHeGeHa Dark Blue 2.1.1 © Thomas Yugar (Chemical Chaos)
Official upgrade for IPB 2.3.x © Michael ( Dev Fuse )
3.X © Upgrade by Dumbledore ( Tppskinning )