Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - View Single Post - 1977 Chevy K20: Engine Suffers from Hesitation/Power Loss When In Drive
View Single Post
  #101 (permalink)  
Old 03-08-2012, 07:40 PM
barry425's Avatar
barry425 barry425 is offline
Registered User

Last journal entry: Barry's Vega
Last photo:
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Diamond Bar, California
Posts: 37
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
dampner slippage

I have seen several dampners slip. The guy with the sharpie idea has it right. make sure that the mark goes from the timing mark down the front of the dampner all the way onto the hub of the dampner so you can see if the rubber layer is allowing the outer ring to slip. IF IT IS, GET A NEW DAMPNER! THIS THING WILL BE A GRENADE AT FREEWAYS SPEEDS!!!
I always run a FluidDampner on all my stuff. I hate buying radiators, water pumps, belts, air conditioner compressors, fenders, batteries, etc. just because I wanted to save a buck and use a worn out dampner.
The rubber on your dampner looks bad to me. It should be even all the way around, but yours seems to be pushing out in at least one spot.
Reply With Quote