Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2000 01:38:41 -0700
From: TimeRanger <>
Subject: Re: brakes go CLUNK!

On Thu, 07 Sep 2000 19:44:20 -0700, Kimo Saaby <> wrote: >Hi Donald... > >I say it's normal. My 1983 Turbo 900 has 341,000 miles and it does it. >Always has. Always will. >I consider it to be a cool feature. >Other guys will tell ya ways you can "fix" that noise. >But..... >why fix what isn't broken? > >We own the best car in the world. >Enjoy its character! > > >- Orbitronik > If there is a "clunk", that means that 2 or more metal parts are wearing agains each other. I would have it looked at. I would start with the engine/tranny/rear end mounts. > > >Spy wrote: > >> If I gently apply the brakes when reversing, there is a loud >> clunk from the front brakes. It feels as if something is shifting >> position (shoes?). Brakes seem to work ok, its just a rather >> alarming noise. Is this normal or something to worry about. >> >> BTW it is a '87 900i. >> >> Donald. -- "Of what service would militia be to you, when most probably you will not have a single musket in the State; for as arms are to be provided by Congress, they may or may not furnish them?" -Patrick Henry, 5 June 1788

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