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Old 12-27-2020, 08:19 AM   #96
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Originally Posted by project volvo View Post

t5 counter gear upgrade might be alright:
My counter shaft was loose on my brand new T5 so they do appear to assemble them loose from the factory. I tried Paul's counter shaft retainer and peelable shims so I was able to set the preload correctly but I can't say it made any noticeable difference.

Originally Posted by project volvo View Post
I had a poly mount in t5... maybe we need a something else there...

I switched my poly mount out for a factory rubber one and I can say it did dampen some vibrations but it wasn't nearly as dramatic as the huge damper or Ben's hybrid torque rods.

I like the idea of the counter weight on the rear diff.
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