Go Back   986 Forum - for Porsche Boxster & Cayman Owners > Porsche Boxster & Cayman Forums > Boxster General Discussions

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-23-2010, 09:23 AM   #1
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Bastrop, TX
Posts: 705
Rear thumping solved

for those that may have the same problem;

I have had a thumping in the right rear for about a year now. The problem turned out to be the rear track arm. (199$ from pelican). I noticed about 10K miles ago, a small amount of oil at the rear rubber bearing. When I removed the arm, the rubber bushing was mobile and soft. The new arm had a rubber bushing that I could not move, very stiff.

No more thumping over cobble stone roads. The stearing is more responsive also.
You need an 18mm socket and torque bolts to 118 Flbs.
There is a write up here if you need it,

http://www.6speedonline.com/forums/tech-how/126812-diy-replacing-rear-upper-control-arms-track-arms.html

Total install time was about 1 hour for both sides.
__________________
2002 S
Pedro rear stabilizer bar, CF strut braces, Maxspeed headers with 100 cell cats, Fabspeed cat bypass pipes, H&R springs with M030 setup, TRG rear links, EVO air intake, B&M Short shift kit, Raby IMS upgrade, Raby underdrive pulley
jhandy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




All times are GMT -8. The time now is 12:51 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page