In a message dated 97-07-30 07:05:21 EDT, you write:
> Thanks for the suggestion. It turns out that the shock was loose, and I
> was able to simply tighten the bolts to eliminate the problem.
Dean, you're welcome. Glad it was as simple as a loose shock - I was also
glad that's all my problem was in '92. :-)
> BTW, there is no room for a wrench to grip the heads of the shock mounting
> bolts, and I ended up jamming the heads with a long screwdriver to tighten
> the nuts. Is there some trick or special tool for this job?
Actually I had the car in to a shop for a "checkout" of the running gear.
This was after I first got it back in '92. I had driven it from New Mexico
to Florida and wanted a good mechanic to look it over after the trip. I told
him about the noise and that I thought it was a loose shock. He verified
that and they tightend it. But he did tell me that it was a tough job for
the same reason you found it to be. I don''t remember how they gripped the
> Thanks again.