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Old 01-29-2006, 11:41 AM   #1
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Cool Torque axis mount replacement

I would like to thank all the members for the info on replacement of this part. I replaced it[oem w/studs and nuts] yesterday and it made a large improvement as my 1995 sl1 no longer vibrates and feels like a new ride.
I have one other problem to solve: When I start up cold in
the morning and put the car in reverse and backup my long driveway[60 feet] I hear a dull clunk/rattle from the left front strut/wheel area. I checked all boots and also checked for loose front end parts none found. I can the go about 1 or 2 blocks and then it is gone. Later if the car sits and gets cold it will happen again. Any ideas?

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Old 01-30-2006, 07:22 PM   #2
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Bump?

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Old 01-30-2006, 08:24 PM   #3
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Does it happen at the same place/time on your driveway every time? Maybe tell your kids to pick up their toys?

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Old 01-31-2006, 09:28 AM   #4
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check out the boots on the drivers side CV axle, as they may be torn, hence all the grease in the joints drying up, hence your wallet draining to replace the axle. ESPECIALLY since you just replaced a mount. if the mount was horribly broken, you may have ripped a boot on the CV axle.

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Old 01-31-2006, 11:50 AM   #5
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If a car vibrates because of a bad TAM would it normally stop vibrating after the car warms up?

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Old 02-01-2006, 10:15 AM   #6
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No, not necessarily.

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