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Re: Rear end rumble

To: "Darrell Walker" <>, "tr list" <>
Subject: Re: Rear end rumble
From: "Kinderlehrer" <>
Date: Sun, 27 Apr 2003 20:41:24 -0700
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Did you check the rear transmission mount? If it's broken, the rear of the
trans can shift on corners causing the drive shaft to rub against the
tunnel.  At least it can on a TR3.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Darrell Walker" <>
To: "tr list" <>
Sent: Sunday, April 27, 2003 7:46 PM
Subject: Rear end rumble

> It was a dry, sunny day today here in the Pacific Northwest (only the
> second one for April, I think), so I took the TR out for a spin, just
> to let the new top set in the sun :-).
> Anyway, I noticed a rumble when cornering hard, either direction.  It
> sounds like it is coming from the rear.
> This past winter I installed new u-joints, rebuilt hubs, new diff
> mounts and new bushings.  I couldn't see any sign of anything being
> lose or rubbing.  The only idea I have at this point is the exhaust
> pipe, as it is close to the frame, but I can't explain why cornering
> would cause a problem.  Any other ideas on what the problem might be?

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