O.K. so now I've got the brakes all done,rebuilt calipers all around ,new pads ,rotors turned,I thought the brakes were makin the noise in the rear,cause the calipers were shot.and dragin on the rotors .when I first back out of the garage,a wierd noise comes from the rear of the car,Whirrrwumm,clunk,once I get out to the road and go forward It goes away,so whatcha think
That was going to be my next shot Joel,it cant be the E-Brakes the P.O. removed them,and I havent gotten around to puttin new ones on,all the hardware is gone too,the half-shaft u-joints seem good and tightI replaced 3 of them a couple of years ago,haven't checked the drive shaft ones yet,keep them ideas comin,but make them inexpensive please. Isn't that an oximoron inexpensive and Corvette
Vette(s): 1977 T-Top,350,Auto Black Ruby Pearl,Steeroids R&P conversion
when is the last time the rear diff was serviced with fluid it could be the disks in the differential mine did funny things when driven a long ways serviced with proper additive drove around in circles rt and left smooth rear after that.
Vette(s): 1981 Great White Shark. Red Interior, 350/190hp. PS, PB (SS), A/C CC, T-Tops, Going to remain as Stock as possible. Served three years in Active Duty Army, then Retired Air Force after 34 years! Badger State Vetts Car Club. 175,000 Original miles!!
Stop eating all them Beans. Then you will not have any "rear end" problems!!!!
I've seen (heard) more than one fixed, including mine, after chasing the noise with a simple change-out/clean out of rear end fluid (BAD MICKI) and adding the bottle of posi- fluid. Find the good stuff @ Auto Zone (at least 2 years ago) in the back on the top shelf of the additive end cap. Blue and silver or Blue and white as I recall.
Ya can't get much cheaper. And if ya don't want to remove the rear cover and pay for a whole new seal, you can pump it out with a vacuum pump (same one you used on your brakes).
Vette(s): 1975 C3 Red, T-Tops, Black Interior.
All I need is time and money! Getting there!
Check for play in the yoke shafts going into the rear diff. IF there is too much play in and out, the wear will create stress in the posi unit and bad noises will ensue. Fluid won't help this one. I have a lot a rear end noise, and so does my car. The yoke shafts are just sitting here waiting on me.
I'll check them too thanks Ken and other guys,I hate too have to jack her back up again I shoulda went deeper into the a$$ end when I had her up in the air doin all the brake work, but I was convinced the noise was from the brakes,see what I get for thinkin Huh?At least when I get this straightened out she should be ready to go,shes all relicensed and New York state inspected
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