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Re: '88 M3 rattle (archive)

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Posted by Paul Ikeda on August 25, 2000 at 22:30:21:

In Reply to: '88 M3 rattle posted by Frank on August 23, 2000 at 01:58:26:


I recently picked up an '88 M3 that I'm setting up for autocross...and there is a strange rattling noise coming from the bottom of the car. It sounds like it's coming from the right rear wheel...and only when I hit a bump. I've had the car up on jackstands numerous times and I just can't find anything loose down there. It's a metallic clanging sound that happens when I go over the slightest bump. Does anyone have any possible leads for me? I checked the heat shields, suspension components, brake components, and exhaust mounts, and everything feels solid. This is driving me nuts. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks!

Frank

'88 E30 M3
Cinnabar Red

Twist and move back and forth; not shake the half shaft.




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