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Re: Engine Rocking??
-=> Quoting Scottycboy <=-
Sc> Got a problem, at max boost (1.8 Bar) and good traction the engine in
Sc> my 5ktq moves back far enough for the exhaust pipe to hit the "mystery
Sc> bar" underneath the driver's and passenger's foot well. I just
I don't know if you're referring to the same type of
support bar (LOTS of 10mm bolts?) that's on the V8Q.
If it is, when I changed the tranny fluid and filter
on the V8Q (have to drop the front exhaust) the
exhaust was hitting this bar under the same conditions
as you describe. I removed and reinstalled the exhaust
several times, (easy with new bolts) thinking it might be
alignment, but the problem persisted. I removed the
crossbar, and where there were rub marks on the
"mystery bar" I indented them a little bit by using
two ball peen hammers, putting the peen part on the bar
and striking one hammer with the other. Put the
bar back on and everything is back to perfect.
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