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Re: [T3] Rear Nocking Suspention

just an idea:  could it be that your tranny mounts are bad?

Dan Hoopes
'67 Square, "Stanley"
Provo, Utah

----- Original Message -----
From: Stan Schaefer <stans4@ix.netcom.com>
To: <type3@vwtype3.org>
Sent: Friday, July 16, 1999 11:33 AM
Subject: Re: [T3] Rear Nocking Suspention

> Are you still at stock height?  A saggy rear and lack of bump stops
> will do this.  You'd probably notice it going around curves, but a
> missing pivot bolt on the trailing arm will cause some knocks.  Then
> there's the ever popular header muffler hitting the body thing, check
> for clearanc(and dents!).  Just some random thoughts.
> On Fri, 16 Jul 1999 01:11:07 -0400, you wrote:
> >I have a question that i dont hear people talking about to much but i
> >have hapGºKrob on another VW before and ending up selling the car
> >instead of correcting the problem.
> >
> >I had my yellow 1973 Squareback for about 1 1/2 year now had 61,000
> >original miles on it  and she's starting to develop this knocking sound
> >when i hit semi-hard bumps. I have replaced the shocks all the way around
> >with the good KYB shocks and so i know that problem is solved, but i cant
> >figure out where this knock is coming from. And its only when i hit
> >bumps. So i dont know!?!?!?!
> >
> >And theres alot of bumps here in cincinnati since they seem to be redoing
> >every street in a 25 mile range it seems like. If anyone might have any
> >ideas. Maybe something to tighten down or something. I need to know
> >
> >Thanx Yall
> >
> >From, Chris Swafford
> >http://www.geocities.com/motorcity/garage/4265/
> >73' Yellow Squareback Manual 61,500 Mi
> >71' Lt.Blue Squareback Auto 88,00Mi For Sale
> >90' Nissan Sentra Multicolored & 83 Ford LTD (Gas Hog)
> >
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