Oh, another to check is your strut boots, I had one torn last winter, and I would get a crunch sound for the first 5 mins when it was cold out. I think once the engine temp started warming everything up it would loosen the strut up. at least its quick and easy to check.
Somewhere there's a DC10 struggling to get off the ground. I'm not a fan of wings on street cars, I like low key spoilers, but not something that you have to custom order from Boeing.