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Re: Low Speed Suspension Problem

Subject: Re: Low Speed Suspension Problem
From: Bob Howard <>
Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2002 10:59:01 -0400
   Try jacking the front and supporting it well.  Grab the wheels and
shake top/bottom and left/right.  Is there any play?   Tug on the
anti-roll bar and poke at its bushings.  Check all the damper bushings.  
This may be a sound that is concealed by the higher noises of higher road

On Sun, 15 Sep 2002 23:35:15 -0500 "Bob D." <>
> On the highway my B's suspension feels firm and tight, no play in the
> steering, handles like a dream, takes pot holes and bumps just fine. 
> But, going very slow over bumpy pavement or parking at the county fair,

> the car makes a rattle that sounds like it involves the front
suspension or
> steering. My TD, under the same circumstances, makes no noise and 
> feels much smoother. What could cause a B's suspension to act so badly
at very 
> low speed, but not at higher speed?
> Bob Donahue (Still stuck in the '50s)
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> 71 MGB - NAMGBR #7-3336

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