Wheel Hop - 66 GMC - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum

Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Suspension - Brakes - Steering
User Name
lost password?   |   register now

LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 03-03-2005, 11:20 AM
Siggy_Freud's Avatar
Hotrodders.com Moderator
Last photo:
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Portland, Oregon
Age: 32
Posts: 2,373
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 1
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Wheel Hop - 66 GMC

Read a few posts about wheel hop concerning cars. Good info but I just thought I'd ask in regards to my truck.

I have a 66GMC 3/4 truck that experiences some decent wheelhop on initial acceleration while racing. Not really much to the rear end. Its a 4.10 Posi rear. It has some hefty leaf springs in the rear as well. Any thoughts on what might help this? Any info that I left out that you need?

Thanks guys. I appreciate the information.

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 03-03-2005, 12:07 PM
edge's Avatar
Time is short, are you ready?
Last photo:
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: South Carolina
Age: 48
Posts: 658
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Wheel Hop

Here is a good article on that subject:

Until I put the Southside Machine Lift Bars (traction bars) on my Camaro, I had real bad wheel hop. You could actually hear the rear yoke hitting the bottom of the car, and see the evidence that it was hitting (marks from rotating U-joint).

I would say some type of slapper bar or traction bar will help matters out.

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Suspension - Brakes - Steering posts with photos

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Please select your insurance company (Optional)


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
wheel hop freerider99 Suspension - Brakes - Steering 6 07-15-2004 10:41 AM
wheel hop... 1997 F250 Trav Suspension - Brakes - Steering 3 02-11-2004 07:38 PM
Eliminating Wheel Hop F-1Rodder Suspension - Brakes - Steering 5 06-13-2003 12:03 PM
wheel hop camino_man Suspension - Brakes - Steering 1 04-30-2003 04:20 PM
El Camino Wheel Hop wheresyamotor Transmission - Rearend 3 01-29-2003 05:39 AM

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:10 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.