[A4] Front tire *thump* & brake pads
rnhurt at gmail.com
Thu Sep 28 08:22:17 EDT 2006
Stock Audi sport rims.
On 9/28/06, Peter Kirby <4pkirby at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just wondering...are they OEM Audi wheels or aftermarket? If they
> were aftermarket, perhaps they weren't centred on the hub...
> '01 1.8tq
> On 9/28/06, Richard Hurt <rnhurt at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Actually, I think I "fixed" it. :/
> > When I removed the wheel to check it out I found nothing out of the
> > ordinary. I need a brake job soon, but no broken parts, loose bolts,
> > shinny areas, etc. In the week since I reinstalled my wheel I haven't
> > the noise once. Riddle me that Batman!?!?
> > My only thought is that somehow the wheel got put back on slightly
> > crooked/offsides and when I r&r'd it it straightened back out. I know,
> > crazy! The lugs were not loose and I couldn't shake the tire or
> > I guess this just gets chalked up in the weird category.
> > Later...
> > Richard
> > On 9/22/06, thejimrose <thejimrose at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > thumping could be lots of things.. tough to say based on your
> > > front control arms on the a4 are famous for failing, sway bar end
> links can
> > > make noise, i think the key is to narrow it to which direction and
> > > exactly what circumstance. motor mounts gone bad?
> > >
> > > as for pads i like kerr, pbr delux and porterfield. i thnk i went thru
> > > ecstuning.com for mine.
> > >
> > > --
> > > nobody ever listened to me until they didn't know who i was.
> > > -banksy
> > >
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