Per my previous thread
I replaced my axles, tie-rod ends and my passenger balljoint.
Now, when I hit a bump on the front left tire, I hear a clunk, generally after the bump (not during the bump). It's clearly coming from the driver's side, both me and my ladyfriend agree (when she is in the passenger seat) which makes sense.
I had a crap aftermarket axle that wasn't sealing right and ended up yanking it and rebooting my OEM axles to great success, but the clunk is still there. Ideas I have are:
- worn stabilizer bar bushings
- balljoints not tight enough
- balljoint on that side is actually bad / went bad in the process of axle mayhem
- lower control arm bushing problems
- spring looks intact, but perch/strut problems
- small poltergeist with gong in wheel well
I don't think it's the exhaust, I gave it a wiggle and it's solid.
The real problem is I can't recreate it unless I'm driving which is problematic for troubleshooting. I've jumped up and down on that spring and can't get sound out of it. I checked the lugs and the axle nut, it's good to go with a cotter pin.