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Old 03-29-2004, 12:07 PM   #1
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Popping noise

I used the search button and couldn't find anything the popping noise is normal correct?? I remember hearing it was but it really sounds weird and was bugging me when i drove my car earlier


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When does this 'popping sound' occur ?

Wear does the sound come from ?
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be more specific, I got lots of noises that my car makes. Still havn't found out what causes the bump that comes from the back when I hit bumps
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Old 03-29-2004, 12:25 PM   #4
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when i was driving my girls SVT i was playing with down-shifting, rev-matching, etc. I was cruising at about 47 and dropped it into 2nd and it made two very weird popping sounds. Was it anything like that?
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motor mounts. Mine does this too if the rpm's are to high and I floor it. Only from 1st to 2nd shift. Well I don't know if the SVT is the same but the motor in my ZX3 will flex real hard with sudden rpm changes like shifting.
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If you're talking about popping sound coming from the exhaust when you downshift, or when you let off the gas, then it's probably normal. My ZX3 does that.
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Flex at a high rpm shift is normal and like already mention you will hear a noise. Also already mention the popping or more of a gurgle while you are winding down in the rpms or down shifting, is also normal, its just back pressure.
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Tell your girl to get the prothane or energy suspension engine mount bushings and you will get rid of one of the most annoying aspects of the SVTF. The bushings in the SVT and the ZX3 are the same-they are all shit.

And yes this car does run a little rich so some backfire rumble is normal when you let off the gas with the rpm up a bit in gear...
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Mine is so silent, I wonder sometimes if it's even on. But I guess if I'm driving in it, it's on.
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