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dbytor

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Trans Am Rattles
« on: June 07, 2009, 10:57:10 PM »
 I have a 1996 TA that is fun to drive, but rattles alot. I know that the sport suspension is probably the main reason, but it is annoying as hell. I have tightened up the ground effects, thats about it. Any ideas on what is rattling inside and out?? Most sounds seem to from the hatchback.Thanks.

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Re: Trans Am Rattles
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2009, 12:44:32 PM »
Have you checked the mounting brackets and bolts for your spoiler?  Another possibility is that you need to install subframe connectors.  If you do a lot of high-torque driving or drag-strips, hard starts, and/or burnouts, the car is going to start getting compressed by all that torque.  Then, when you drive normally, the frame relaxes and *poof*, you have rattling.  It's annoying, yes...but the best thing you can do is get some subframe connectors.
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Re: Trans Am Rattles
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