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Re: "clanking" upon acceleration

To: MG Nuts <>
Subject: Re: "clanking" upon acceleration
From: Skye Poier <>
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2002 10:22:40 -0700
I had that problem too.  Could be several things, in order of how I'd
tackle them:

1. leaf spring pads
2. axle u-bolts
3. wire wheels and hubs, if fitted
4. u-joints
5. differential


Word on the street is MonteMorris said:
> I think I have a U-joint problem but want to verify this. On the 67B when I
> accelerate in first gear, at first I hear a clanking noise in the rear end
> that goes away after accelerating. If I accelerate slowly, I don't get this
> clank. I haven't been under the car yet, but it seems from a past memory
> buried in my swiss-cheese riddled gray matter that this is most probably the
> culprit. What say you?

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