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Re: [Fot] What causes the hopping?

To: "'Duncan Charlton'" <>, "'sherry robyn'" <>
Subject: Re: [Fot] What causes the hopping?
From: "RACER BUD" <>
Date: Sun, 2 Jun 2013 19:36:23 -0700
Cc: 'Triumph 'Friends of Triumph' <>
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Perhaps your differential is slipping?

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Sent: Sunday, June 02, 2013 7:23 PM
To: sherry robyn
Cc: Triumph 'Friends of Triumph
Subject: Re: [Fot] What causes the hopping?

Sounds like it's the rear you're talking about.  Bushings?  Tire pressures
need adjustment?  Shocks worn out?

(Morgan Plus 4 -- I'm a solid axle guy)

On Jun 2, 2013, at 5:14 PM, sherry robyn wrote:

> With my TR6 on a sweeping turn, if I'm going fast enough that the car
> be
> sliding (where any more would cause it to come around aka spinout), it 
> will invariably start a sort of hopping along sideways.  These are 
> very short hops almost like a very severe vibration.  When this 
> starts, it is not easy to break out of it so it is a big time waster.
> Does anyone have any idea
> exactly what this hopping is, what causes it, or what fixes it?
> Thanks for
> any thoughts on this.  Jim
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