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PostSubject: Clunking noise from the front left wheel well area   Clunking noise from the front left wheel well area EmptyTue May 27, 2008 8:40 am

There is a Clunking noise when i put my car into Park from reverse, Reverse to drive (stopped of course). Is there any cradle bolts the Tranny shop may not have tightened now that i think about it, it could be my FWI shocked God i hope i answered my own Question grimace


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PostSubject: Re: Clunking noise from the front left wheel well area   Clunking noise from the front left wheel well area EmptyTue May 27, 2008 8:44 am

There are a lot of things this could be. On my car it ended up being the front control arm bushings. Although now everything is so tight I have a new crack noise which I think might be the CV joint. No more suspension flex means my hard shifts are going right to the tires...
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deekster_caddy wrote:
There are a lot of things this could be. On my car it ended up being the front control arm bushings. Although now everything is so tight I have a new crack noise which I think might be the CV joint. No more suspension flex means my hard shifts are going right to the tires...

are those the polyurethane looking things that are cylinder shape?
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PostSubject: Re: Clunking noise from the front left wheel well area   Clunking noise from the front left wheel well area EmptyTue May 27, 2008 9:01 am

Yes. They are a PITA to change, I bought complete control arms instead, that includes the rear bushings (non-servicable) and ball joints. I got them OEM for under $200 each from monsterpartsonline.com
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deekster_caddy wrote:
Yes. They are a PITA to change, I bought complete control arms instead, that includes the rear bushings (non-servicable) and ball joints. I got them OEM for under $200 each from monsterpartsonline.com

since i didn't truse the tranny shop with my FWI i decided to put in a open cone....... No noise,,,,,,, now after i installed my FWI i have the noise........ gosh i hope im right no
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PostSubject: Re: Clunking noise from the front left wheel well area   Clunking noise from the front left wheel well area EmptyWed May 28, 2008 9:32 am

its the FWI....... but the 1-2 shift wierd thing is Well WIERD............... but it DOESNT seem to effect performance.
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PostSubject: Re: Clunking noise from the front left wheel well area   Clunking noise from the front left wheel well area EmptyWed May 28, 2008 9:40 am

When I got my car back from transmission repair, mine clanked, too. The bolt securing the FWI was broken off!

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'05 GTO 6.0L • 6-spd • 95k miles • 0-60: 4.8s • 16.9 avg MPG • Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:26

'95 Celica GT 2.2L • 5-spd • 165k miles • 0-60: yes

'98 SC Riviera • 281k miles • 298 HP/370 TQ • 0-60: 5.79s • ET: 13.97 @ 99.28 • 4087 lb • 20.1 avg MPG • Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:30
3.4" pulley • AL104 plugs • 180º t-stat • FWI w/K&N • 1.9:1 rockers • OR pushrods • LS6 valve springs • SLP headers • ZZP fuel rails
KYB GR2 struts • MaxAir shocks • Addco sway bars • UMI bushings • GM STB • Enkei 18" EV5s w/ Dunlop DZ101s • F-body calipers
EBC bluestuff/Hawk HP plus • SS lines • Brembo slotted discs • DHP tuned • Aeroforce • Hidden Hitch

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AA wrote:
When I got my car back from transmission repair, mine clanked, too. The bolt securing the FWI was broken off!

neutral did you shoot anyone?
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PostSubject: Re: Clunking noise from the front left wheel well area   Clunking noise from the front left wheel well area EmptyWed May 28, 2008 9:45 am

No, I considered the possibility that taking taking the trans in and out 4-5 times, the bolt may have broken by itself. There's the chance they didn't know it was there.

Took me 1/2 to drill out and replace.

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'05 GTO 6.0L • 6-spd • 95k miles • 0-60: 4.8s • 16.9 avg MPG • Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:26

'95 Celica GT 2.2L • 5-spd • 165k miles • 0-60: yes

'98 SC Riviera • 281k miles • 298 HP/370 TQ • 0-60: 5.79s • ET: 13.97 @ 99.28 • 4087 lb • 20.1 avg MPG • Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:30
3.4" pulley • AL104 plugs • 180º t-stat • FWI w/K&N • 1.9:1 rockers • OR pushrods • LS6 valve springs • SLP headers • ZZP fuel rails
KYB GR2 struts • MaxAir shocks • Addco sway bars • UMI bushings • GM STB • Enkei 18" EV5s w/ Dunlop DZ101s • F-body calipers
EBC bluestuff/Hawk HP plus • SS lines • Brembo slotted discs • DHP tuned • Aeroforce • Hidden Hitch

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'70 Ninety-Eight Holiday Coupe 455cid • 116k miles
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AA wrote:
No, I considered the possibility that taking taking the trans in and out 4-5 times, the bolt may have broken by itself. There's the chance they didn't know it was there.

Took me 1/2 to drill out and replace.

They took out your tranny that many times??? shocked wowzers
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Yeah, the guy was a perfectionist. If something didn't feel right, he'd pull it out and do it again.

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'05 GTO 6.0L • 6-spd • 95k miles • 0-60: 4.8s • 16.9 avg MPG • Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:26

'95 Celica GT 2.2L • 5-spd • 165k miles • 0-60: yes

'98 SC Riviera • 281k miles • 298 HP/370 TQ • 0-60: 5.79s • ET: 13.97 @ 99.28 • 4087 lb • 20.1 avg MPG • Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:30
3.4" pulley • AL104 plugs • 180º t-stat • FWI w/K&N • 1.9:1 rockers • OR pushrods • LS6 valve springs • SLP headers • ZZP fuel rails
KYB GR2 struts • MaxAir shocks • Addco sway bars • UMI bushings • GM STB • Enkei 18" EV5s w/ Dunlop DZ101s • F-body calipers
EBC bluestuff/Hawk HP plus • SS lines • Brembo slotted discs • DHP tuned • Aeroforce • Hidden Hitch

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AA wrote:
Yeah, the guy was a perfectionist. If something didn't feel right, he'd pull it out and do it again.

You got a GREAT mechanic to go to for tranny work than cool
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PostSubject: Re: Clunking noise from the front left wheel well area   Clunking noise from the front left wheel well area EmptyWed May 28, 2008 10:01 am

Yo Travis - might just be motor/transmission mounts.

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albertj wrote:
Yo Travis - might just be motor/transmission mounts.

Albertj

never thought about that
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