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Posted: Sat Apr 07, 2007 10:40 pm 
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yesterday went for abit of sideways action n yeh all off a sudden my car was revving but wheels werent turning then it started moving again with a horrible grinding noise from the diff.. i think its time for a new 1.. what would u guys recomend i want an LSD but dont really understand the diffgears n stuff so any help would b appreciated i hav a AUIII Futura and how much i am looking at for parts and labour thanks guys

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Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2007 1:14 am 
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is it live axle or IRS ?
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Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2007 1:25 am 
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um wouldnt have a clue mate.. dont even no what it is u r talking about
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Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2007 1:49 am 
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Sounds like the GearBox slipped.

Live = straight shaft with a bump in the middle from wheel to wheel.
IRS = independant. (exposed axles and a funky suspension setup)

 

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Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2007 12:40 pm 
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wouldnt have a clue.. can somebody explain the horrible grinding and snapping noise comming from my diff as my car was turning that is no longer their?
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Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2007 2:05 pm 
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anybody? im very concerned
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Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2007 3:04 pm 
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What sort of car is it for a start? Transmission?

 

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Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2007 3:56 pm 
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AUIII Futura auto 100% standard
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Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2007 2:26 pm 
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bump?
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Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2007 3:50 pm 
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so theres a horrible grinding and no drive???
stick back end on axle stands have someone in the car and put it in drive and try drive it while u stick you head under the car... is tail shaft moving and where is the noise the worst???

 

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Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2007 5:31 pm 
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the noise has gone away now.. i think wat happen i snapped all the gears n it locked or somthing coz now wen i drive all i can here is like this sound its hard to describe.. um sorta like wen i go over bumps the gears are sitting in the bottom of the cover and bouncing around
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