Date: 8 Dec 1998 19:16:28 GMT
From: baur323nopsamcomNOSPAM (Baur323)
Subject: Re: shimmy problem

Seth wrote: >>it now has a shimmy between >>55-75. It doesn't happen when you take >>your foot off of the gas and let the >>car cruise. But, once you apply some gas, it >>kicks in, and strongly at that! >> Tom replied: >If it were a Classic 900 it would sound like a worn inner driver. My 89 SPG >did it after 282,000k and did exactly what you describe, only on passenger >side. Seth; I will also agree w/Tom. I had the same prob in my 85 900T. It slowly got worse. Anytime I accel'd, I would get a strong vibration. I replaced both CV joints & shafts & the prob disappeared. -ray 73 Porsche 914 1.7L (Car in a box) 80 BMW 323i 8? Buick/Opel Cadet (GT-4 SCCA) 85 Saab 900Turbo 91 VW Jetta GL "When the the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." -Hunter S. Thompson "There is no long way in a fast car." -Gene-Dog

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