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Old 01 Sep 2012, 05:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i have an 02 plate bugeye , wen on full lock to drivers side there is a knockin coming from the passengers side , had gearbox removed and checked installed new clutch plate while out , changed gearbox mount , took the drive shafts to be recond and was told there was nothing wrong with them , can anyone think of what the problem could be , still not convinced myself the shafts are ok ?
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top mount maybe?
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Old 02 Sep 2012, 01:01 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Been round all mounts , strut tops , bushes , changed ball joints and travk rod ends , gettin very frustrated over this as everthing iv tried doesnt seem to cure the problem
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Re: knockin noise

its not the brake pads moving is it ?
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Old 02 Sep 2012, 02:31 PM   #5 (permalink)
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No defo not brake pads moving ,, sat on top of engine while my bro drove it in circles knockin sounds as if its coming from centre of gearbox , but only does it when turnin , in a straight line its sweet as a nut ?????
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Old 02 Sep 2012, 06:56 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Maybe something to do with your diff
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Old 03 Sep 2012, 04:32 PM   #7 (permalink)
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turns out the centre diff is shagged so need to remove the box n send it for re-con
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Old 04 Sep 2012, 03:14 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Re: knockin noise

Check your top strut mounts as well might be the bearing dry or calapsed dosnt make any sense why does it knock on full lock to the drivers side if its the centre diff ?



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Old 04 Sep 2012, 08:25 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Re: knockin noise

Its started doing it turning left and right noew amd its also started whining afte its run over to scottish subaru,s , akno didnae make sense to me either but the guy a took it to y/day knows his stuff took it a wee run round the block and could tell me straight away wit the problem was , but cheers for your input , lets just say its been a learning curve if nothing else .
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