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Old 08-18-2013, 10:13 AM   #1
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Suspension knock from rear

What are the most likely candidates for rear suspension knock?

Am about to overhaul my suspension (fitted new drop links recently so can rule those out).

Have already bought a set of the main coffin-shaped control arms. In terms of arms that leaves the long forked arms and the toe arms. Which of these are the more likely candidates for knocks?

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The tuning fork arm will be next up.
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That's the front tuning fork arm. The rear is longer / thinner and has a bit of bend.
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The shock upper plate ?
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The shock upper plate ?
an't rule it out. Doesn't sound like that to me.
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Old 08-18-2013, 11:25 AM   #9
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Rear top mounts were in good condition when I changed my suspension over. Snooker ball rattle is wishbone ball joint but knock or clunk in my case is more like tuning fork.
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i would say the tuning fork that thing can make some noise .
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Old 08-19-2013, 11:18 AM   #11
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The tuning fork (vertex calls it the rear track or trailing arm) is what was making noise in my rear suspension. It was a rattle/clatter over uneven/broken up roads, even over reflectors.

I changed mine a couple weeks ago and that solved the problem.
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Is the wear that makes the noise related to a safety issue?
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Old 03-15-2014, 10:02 PM   #13
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I have similar noise but seems temperature related, have been told. Tuning forks expand front joint when warmed by engine
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