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m44ic
04-11-2005, 07:07 PM
Ok here is the deal, their is a clicking coming from my front drivers side suspension and the faster I go the faster it clicks. I just noticed it last night while driving home and there are some wicked pot holes where I live. If anyone has any idea of what it could be or have had the same problem please let me know. thanks

cali-ti
04-12-2005, 02:11 AM
does it change with braking? turning?

m44ic
04-12-2005, 02:22 AM
does it change with braking? turning?
yeah know that I drove today it gets worse when turning left for some reason

mickd
04-12-2005, 03:01 AM
Did you check to see if you have a stone stuck in the tire tread?

m44ic
04-12-2005, 03:08 AM
Did you check to see if you have a stone stuck in the tire tread?
yup no stones, it sound like stuff clunkin around. by the way man you missed a great time at GLD

mickd
04-12-2005, 03:11 AM
Forgot to mention another possible cause. Sometimes a high spot on the outer edge of the rotor (corrosion) will hit the shield behind it, or if the shield gets bent ever so slightly towards the rotor. This happened several times on Opels I had owned. Can't remember how much clearance there is on the ti.

mickd
04-12-2005, 03:17 AM
yup no stones, it sound like stuff clunkin around. by the way man you missed a great time at GLD
Yeah, I know, looks like it was a lot of fun. I had to work, wish I could have gone to represent the BMW contingent with you. I still don't have my snows off, I was supposed to have my wheels back from powdercoating last Thursday, hopefully they will be done this week. BTW, You had a great run!

m44ic
04-12-2005, 03:46 AM
Yeah, I know, looks like it was a lot of fun. I had to work, wish I could have gone to represent the BMW contingent with you. I still don't have my snows off, I was supposed to have my wheels back from powdercoating last Thursday, hopefully they will be done this week. BTW, You had a great run!

thanks man, it really is pretty amazing, me and my friend were talkin about it a 2900lbs car with a stock 1.9 liter runnin 16's, crazy germans really know how to make cars.

cali-ti
04-12-2005, 04:41 AM
for those "in the know," what do failing wheel bearings sound like? hopefully it's not that ...

cali-ti
04-12-2005, 05:32 AM
I was supposed to have my wheels back from powdercoating last Thursday, hopefully they will be done this week.

mike, does this mean motorsport powdercoating is behind? i hope to God my calipers are done next week. i may be doing one HUGE weekend+ of work on my car (e30 diff + half shafts, rebuilt calipers, new rotors/pads, hoses, e-brakes + cables, cat-back exhaust ... maybe even belts, tensioners and pulleys!). it all just needs to last TWO MORE WEEKS ... c'mon baby, you can do it! :caffine:

mickd
04-12-2005, 11:14 AM
mike, does this mean motorsport powdercoating is behind? i hope to God my calipers are done next week. i may be doing one HUGE weekend+ of work on my car (e30 diff + half shafts, rebuilt calipers, new rotors/pads, hoses, e-brakes + cables, cat-back exhaust ... maybe even belts, tensioners and pulleys!). it all just needs to last TWO MORE WEEKS ... c'mon baby, you can do it! :caffine:
Yeah, they're behind. Not so much for the powdercoating but he is having a hard time with the paint stripping, was sourcing it out but the place that did the stripping is no longer doing it so they are doing it in house. If I have off work the weekend you are working on your car and you need a hand, let me know.

cali-ti
04-12-2005, 12:20 PM
my friend is already scheduled to help me, but i really appreciate the offer :) i think i better stock up on food friday night before we start ... and warn my boss i may need a day off. hopefully we don't run into any major problems.