Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2003 22:04:53 GMT
From: Kimball <Somewherenopsam.com>
Subject: Re: Rattle in front end...1985 SPG


"Terry F.Rock" wrote: > > By the way...to keep the mounts and 'A' arm bushings from getting soaked > with oil during oil changes...I usually get the filter just slightly loose > (just prior to the sealing ring un-seating)...then I use a large heavy-duty > plastic bag around the filter.Continue to un-screw and let the filter fall > into the bag.Much less mess. > "Terry F.Rock" <t.rocknopsamast.net> wrote in message > news:MK7pb.86578$e01.275098nopsami_s02... > > Have you checked all the upper and lower 'A' arm bushings for wear? The > > upper aft one's tends to get 'soaked' with oil if you are not careful > during > > oil changes....the right's just suffer from heat coming off the turbo. > look > > at these first. Terry gives good advice. I had to buy a new car when my '85 stopped rattling :) 15 yrs and 244K+ miles... It was a good ol' horse.

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