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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-28-2010 Thread Starter
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can't stop wheel hop 1998 Mustang gt

98 gt convertible had the car at the drag strip 1 time, first run car bogged down, 2nd run wen slamming into 2nd gear the rear axel hit the exhaust (this never happened before) now whenever i slam on it and let the tire spin you can hear the axel tapping into the exhaust until i gain traction, or over bumps with the throttle down i can hear them tapping together, i had tubular control arms put in and had all of the bushings changed to polyurethane but still have noise, any suggestions? i wanna get back to the track help please

1998 GT full bolt on, HP: unknown ET:14.3 @ 97mph
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Make sure they aren't broken. Also, you have lower control arms? Check your shocks and springs.

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Control arms will help a lot with wheel hop. But what kind of rubber are you running?

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Your little quad shocks may be worn out.The bushings on the ends of the q-shocks could be worn out too. The q-shocks help eliminate wheel hop as well.

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