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Re: HELP! 86 Coupe Front end

> 5) There is still a vibration in the front end, slight but more pronounced when braking. 

Check the rotors for warpage.  I had to machine mine.  They were not 
really much out but caused a wicked vibration when the brakes were on 
and slight one when off.  The problem was getting worse every day.

> car still wanders some, and there suddenly seems to be what feels like excessive body roll in 
> turns, and it is producing more and more road noise.  Going into turns feels like a tire is low 
> (not so) and is loading up very quickly. 

Check the sway bar links.  Are they broken?  Usually excessive roll 
is coused by a broken sway bar link or low tire pressures.

> 6) The rear bearings do have a bit of play (about 1 mm) and need eventual replacing, 
> but this definitely feels like all in the front end.  

You can easily adjust them by tightening the big crowned bolt.
Do not forget to replace the cotter pin.

Martin Pajak

1982 Coupe (441,000 km)
1984 4000s quattro (320,000 km under the wrench)
1970 Porsche 911E Targa (also under the wrench)

Who put my tools in the dishwasher?