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Dog Dad Wagon

Autocross Champion
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Innnnn West Philadelphia...
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19 Alltrack 6MT
I appreciate it. Do you recall the reason they did that? What was the benefit of keeping the upper?

Simply put, the powerflex insert is just two small little stakes that go up into the upper bushing. The 034 upper insert is still a better insert because you install a part that fills much more of the upper void than all the 2-in-1 lower+upper inserts.
 

Ghost GTI

Go Kart Champion
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Cockpit
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'19 GTI SE DSG

StorableComa

Autocross Champion
Location
Long Beach, USA
Car(s)
17 GSW S
Yes, that's the hybrid mount that replaces the lower bushing with inserts for the upper bushing

The upper and lower inserts look like a taller stage 1 insert as it just fills the voids in the upper and lower bushings.
https://www.powerflexusa.com/shop/p...-front-lower-engine-mount-insert-large-a-2891

Edit: Make sure you order the correct type for your Dog bone style. They have a A and B model depending on which you have.
 

Ghost GTI

Go Kart Champion
Location
Cockpit
Car(s)
'19 GTI SE DSG
Yes, that's the hybrid mount that replaces the lower bushing with inserts for the upper bushing

The upper and lower inserts look like a taller stage 1 insert as it just fills the voids in the upper and lower bushings.
https://www.powerflexusa.com/shop/p...-front-lower-engine-mount-insert-large-a-2891

Edit: Make sure you order the correct type for your Dog bone style. They have a A and B model depending on which you have.
Got it. Should I go straight to that instead of the insert? Car only has 2k miles still.
 

Dog Dad Wagon

Autocross Champion
Location
Innnnn West Philadelphia...
Car(s)
19 Alltrack 6MT

Dog Dad Wagon

Autocross Champion
Location
Innnnn West Philadelphia...
Car(s)
19 Alltrack 6MT
Got it. Should I go straight to that instead of the insert? Car only has 2k miles still.

Yeah, especially if you have a manual. Manuals really benefit from the hybrid with little of the NVH. DSGs get more NVH from hybrid bushing.
 

StorableComa

Autocross Champion
Location
Long Beach, USA
Car(s)
17 GSW S
Got it. Should I go straight to that instead of the insert? Car only has 2k miles still.
Seeing as you've already replaced the lower bushing I'd say go for it. The inserts are a nice choice for those unsure about NVH as it's easy to remove and you don't have to cut out the lower Dogbone bushing - plus you can use the red diesel insert for softer still. If you've already modded it, I'd go full hybrid.
 
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