Redemption? flatcat's 521

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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby flatcat19 » Wed May 25, 2016 3:44 pm

Sound goes away if I step on clutch or speed up. I can hear it right below my knees.

It sounds like 2 silver quarters are bouncing around.
Or, a Snap-On wrench hitting the ground and bouncing.
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby wayno » Wed May 25, 2016 4:18 pm

That sounds like the exhaust hitting something, that makes a sound like you described, a wrench hitting the ground/cement.
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby Taterhead » Wed May 25, 2016 4:35 pm

Like a heat shield rattling …
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby flatcat19 » Wed May 25, 2016 5:07 pm

We'll see. I'll have it on stands tonight.
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby flatcat19 » Wed May 25, 2016 7:31 pm

The noises I described earlier...not external. There is something inside. Convinced.
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby Laecaon » Wed May 25, 2016 8:56 pm

Ting on takeoff is most likely drive line u-joints.

Try while going down the road slowly, no gas, while in second, popping the clutch on and off. If it tings right at load engage/disengage its u joints.

Throwout bearings usually howl.
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby flatcat19 » Wed May 25, 2016 10:01 pm

I'll give that a shot. Your description kind of matches mine.

Oddly though, not a rotational noise.


U-joints being added to the list.
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby Taterhead » Tue Jun 14, 2016 6:14 am

You figure this out?
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby flatcat19 » Tue Jun 14, 2016 6:27 am

Not yet. Still just driving it.

I'm guessing g a loose wire or something on the cluster.
Car only reads hot when the lights are on.


Truck runs great. Does anything I ask of it. Meh.
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby Taterhead » Wed Jun 15, 2016 6:17 am

Yeah I read that the "overheating" was probably the gauge. I was talking about the clanking "2 quarters " sounds.
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby flatcat19 » Wed Jun 15, 2016 9:26 am

Ah. Convinced it's in the bell housing. It comes and goes.


I will hopefully be pulling the motor soon.
Just had a few big bills fall in my lap which is fucking with my project schedule.
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby izzo » Wed Jun 15, 2016 8:33 pm

Bummer about the bills


Hopefully its not flywheel bolts loose or pressure plate... Maybe even ring gear? Lame sauce boss! There is a resistor thing behind the dash for the fuel/temp shits... Sometimes that gets fucked up... Also there is a ground or something for the same setup... Maybe it just needs cleaned well.
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby flatcat19 » Tue Aug 09, 2016 4:05 pm

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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby DRIVEN » Tue Aug 09, 2016 6:19 pm

Didn't I buy you a bumper for that thing?
When the only tool you have is a hammer every problem starts to look like a hippy.
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby Laecaon » Tue Aug 09, 2016 9:41 pm

Yay, camper shells that look like ass!
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby izzo » Tue Aug 09, 2016 9:57 pm

Haha fucking haters. I love the camper shell.

Teddy has one, I've been wanting to get from him. Old school and fucking cool!
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby flatcat19 » Tue Aug 09, 2016 10:09 pm

DRIVEN wrote:Didn't I buy you a bumper for that thing?



Didn't I give you a set of caps for said bumper?


Bumper is hanging on my wall. One bracket is bent really bad. Have not gotten around to sending it straight.



I actually kind of like the lack of bumper. Looks dangerous.

Installation will proceed when my bumperettes arrive.
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby flatcat19 » Tue Aug 09, 2016 10:12 pm

Pic was taken at Kevin's work.

He moved back here a couple of days ago and we were meeting up to go have dinner together.



I leave Friday morning for Portland in the 521. Blue Lake, here I come.

Me and the family will be in town all weekend. Leaving Monday.
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby DRIVEN » Wed Aug 10, 2016 5:05 am

That canopy is legit.
When the only tool you have is a hammer every problem starts to look like a hippy.
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Re: Redemption? flatcat's 521

Postby izzo » Thu Aug 11, 2016 10:34 am

Teddy has a camper shell I want to get off of him. Tho he said first come first serve. I am fucked cuz 521 isn't road ready for a bit. Damn it :|
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