Question: What Sound Does A Car Make When Tire Rods Go Bad

Connecting Rods

I have a 5.0 ford engine. I want to buy high compression ratio pistons. Well atleast 9 to 5 with 60 cc heads. The problem is that all I can find are pistons with floating pins. I want to use my stock rods which are not floating. Can a machine shop make my rods accept floating pins? Or will I have to buy new rods? Hope not ...

Does This Sound Like A Broken Tire Rod

I was responding to a Cardiac Arrest in my private vehicle this morning in snow, and I over-estimated my car, and I slid and hit a curb. Once I got out of the car to look at it, the passenger side wheel was completely bent inwards, and I could move it with my hands. The wheel was not loose or anything, it was just no longer connected to the steering column. The left hand side wheel turns fine, it is just the ...

Question About Car Exhaust, Setting And Sound

Ok so i've installed flowmasters on my new mustang, it doesnt quite have the sound i was looking for.. i dont want it "louder" so to speak, cos its pretty loud, im looking to get that throaty, muscle car sound. currently i have 3" pipes, and the muffler is set rear of the tire. with an exhaust tip that i would say is about 4" wide, and 5-6 inches long. i've noticed on most muscle cars that the exhaust tips run ...

I Have A Grinding Noise Coming From My Right Front Tire.

It only occurs when I'm driving and has a tendency to happen when I'm slowing down. At higher speeds, there's a sound from the tire that reminds me of a mass of birds chirping. All from this tire. Thought it was the wheel bearing but I jacked the tire up and it doesn't wiggle at all. Brake pads were recently installed as well as new tires(within the last two months). It is a 93 Nissan Sentra ...

What Is The Rod Connected To Back Tires Of 96 Saturn

Okay i am really lost here, i thought the small rod connected to the back tire of my 96 saturn was a tie rod . someone told me tie rods are only in the front. Well whatever this "rod" looking thing is, is bent badly and has forced my tire forward into the wheel well. if anyone knows anything about saturns or has one of their own could you please give me heads up on what this part is??? ...

1993 New Yorker, Locking Hubcaps

Okay so my car has these lock thing on the hubcaps so they can't be stolen and I don't have a key for it---I inherted the car from my Granny when she passed away, well i blew a tire and my Dad had to pry of the cap with screwdriver so I put on the spare, when i bought a new tire the guy at the tire store said they don't make them anymore....does anyone know where i could find one? ...

How to Make a Car Sound Like a Tuner Car

I have a 2000 chevy malibu and I was wondering if putting a supercharger and cherry bomb exhaust system would make it sound like a tuner car. high pitched with the crackling sound if u know what I mean. I dont know but if anyone has seen the fast and the furious and how those cars sound besides the nitrous I would like to know how to get it to sound like that. and everything on my car is custom except ...

Nissan 240sx Front Tension Bars

What exactly are these and what are they're function? Mine need to be replaced so I went to my local parts store and they tried to sell me both sets of the inner and outer tie rods! Arent the front tension rods and the tie rods seperate components? They also told me that my steering rack boots should be replaced as well... dont those connect to the tie rods? ...

Dual Exhaust Tips

I have catback exhaust with muffler tip [the big ones] I am going to split the piping tomorrow and put on another exhaust tip to make duals...will it sound louder? the one alone is pretty loud as it is...will the other muffler tip make it sound louder? and if not,what can i do to make it sound louder? I already have Headers and a Short Ram Intake...thanks. BTW it's a v4 engine. 454 v8...yeah that doesn't need any mods to sound loud...basically ...

What’s The Deal With Exhaust Sound And Performance Lots Of Answers Please

I would like to make my car sound better. Is there special tips for certain types of cars? I have a 1988 Honda Accord and it has a stock exhaust but i'd like a nicer sound but not a loud loud one because its not the car. Could I just put a tip on there or would I need the complete exhaust system? I know they cost alot, maybe its not worth it. I heard that you can put a catalyser?(Cattalic ...