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Re: Yaaaaah!

Eric, Chris says he has an 84' 4000.  Now Eric,  
 do these cars have ABS?  I agree that the "clunk" may be the ABS 
pulsing but the "sproing" sounds like trouble to me. 
Brendan Rudack

On Fri, 15 Mar 1996 STEADIRIC@aol.com wrote:

> >I'm rounding a corner at about 30, and some schmuck decides now would
> >be a good time to dart out into da street on his rollerblades.  I (of
> course)
> >jam on the brakes.  About halfway down a large clunk/'sproing' "happens"
> >seems to be in the vicinity of the engine side of the firewall.
> >
> >THe car still stopped, but I ruined a good pair of boxer shorts.  The
> >brakes have semi metallics on them, but now squeak way more than normal.
> >
> >The pedal goes almost to the floor now, and if I press it, still makes
> >that clunk/sproing sound, almost like a spring being broken with a hammer.
> >THe car seems to stop.  I pulled the wheels (damn impact wrench jockeys)
> >and all the lines, etc are in good shape.  Couldn't get the drums off though
> >to check them out.
> You got into the ABS....
> Later!
> Eric Fletcher
> STEADIRIC@aol.com