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Old 03-18-2006, 11:49 PM
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hey i have a 1989 camaro rs and there is a wierd clunk when i give it to much gas off the line does anyone have any answers so i can check it out so i kinda know what im looking for?

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Pretty good chance its a u-joint. Check them out for sloppiness. Even if they don't move they may be frozen until you apply enough force ("when i give it to much gas off the line") to break them lose and you get your clunk.

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Doc here,

Could be Motor mounts...

Pop the hood, (Look for air cleaner marks rubbing on the hood) start it up, put the brakes on, and put it in gear and torque stand it a little..

IF the engine rises more than a half inch, you need mounts.

Do the same in reverse.

If those are good, Crawl under the car, with a floor jack, and find a suitable spot on the transmission and jack it up a little, if it rises, it's bad..

Loose or broken shocks will thump around when the drive train is torqued. Also the bushings on them could be shot slamming the shock around under sudden throttle.

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