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Old 03-05-2008, 09:30 PM   #1
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Weird Noise From The Rear

ive been getting this clunking sound from my rear driver side tire area.
tire/ shock / spring. idunno what the problem is
but everytime i go over like a small bumps on the road..
almost all toronto road is shit . so i get this semi loud thump / clunk alot
and has any1 had this problem?/ and wat is wrong wit it wat do i need to fixxx??? my guess is the shock? or spring...
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Old 03-05-2008, 10:49 PM   #2
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rear shock mounts, famous for going on E36 and E46. I have a pair for sale if you want.
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Old 03-05-2008, 10:51 PM   #3
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oh really yeah.
i was really hoping it was something not so big..
cuz the ride quality is fine. its just the annoyiinggg noise.
how much?
i jus need 1. or i'll buy a pair
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Old 03-05-2008, 11:09 PM   #4
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change them in pairs, not a big deal, easy to change. just gotta jack up, take off the shocks and replace. It's just a thud noise with a little squeak right. Boge shock mounts, $25. got them with some shocks, but did not need them.
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Old 03-06-2008, 12:24 PM   #5
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I have a similar problem. I hear a popping/rumbling going over small bumps at low speed.
Shocks/RTAB/RSM are all new. Brought it to RMP and they said everything looks good. I'm stumped.
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Old 03-06-2008, 01:49 PM   #6
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I have a similar problem. I hear a popping/rumbling going over small bumps at low speed.
Shocks/RTAB/RSM are all new. Brought it to RMP and they said everything looks good. I'm stumped.
And he didn't try driving it to see if it was normal or to diagnose further?

I had a similar problem and me and Rocco spent like an hour finding the problem. Some bolt, I think on the subframe, was loose!
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Old 03-06-2008, 02:53 PM   #7
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check the rtabs...they are commonly worn out on e36's with similar problems
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Old 03-07-2008, 09:53 AM   #8
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And he didn't try driving it to see if it was normal or to diagnose further?

I had a similar problem and me and Rocco spent like an hour finding the problem. Some bolt, I think on the subframe, was loose!
Yes, he did take it for a test drive and heard what I was talking about.
He put it on the hoist and and took a look but said everything looked fine. He said it may be the brakes (need to be serviced).
Don't get me wrong, Rocco is great and he definitely knows his stuff. I didn't want it to sound as if I was disappointed with the service.
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