Move the rear wheels and tires to the front and vice versa. If the shake moves
with the wheels, you have your answer. If not, you
have at least eliminated the most likely cause of the trouble.
Stephane St-Amant wrote:
> Hello Gang,
> Well, the spit is finally safetied, plated, and on the road, but...
> I have a nasty shake comming from the back when I reach about 65km/h
> (35-40mph) and doesn't stop with speed.
> The wheels are balanced and the tires are new. I've asked my LBC mechanic
> to look at the U-joints and he said they looked OK. Could the diff be
> causing the vibration?
> The PO told me it needed some repairs but I assumed it was leaking but I
> didn't think it would cause vibration. I'm planning on replacing the
> U-joints this weekend (the car was sitting for 10 years), cheap and quick,
> to see if it fixes the problem. But if it doesn't, what part of the diff
> could be causing the vibration? Or any other ideas?
> Once again TIA
> '69 Spit - Hers and on the road (although shaky!)
> '71 TR6 - Mine (In pieces!)