rattling exaust sound

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  1. 95gtdrop

    95gtdrop Active Member

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    every time that i go higher up in the rpms (3500-4000) my exaust makes a very annoying rattling sound. it sounds more like its coming from the x pipe. i have noticed the same sounds in other 5.0's. i have 40 series flows, bassani x and stock exaust manifolds. does anyone else have this problem?
     
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    Rattling like its rubbing on your frame or a ticking? Ticking would be like an exhaust leak. If its rattling crawl underneath there and grab onto the exhaust and move it around and see if its hitting or rubbing. Everytime I took a left hand turn or had anyone in the backseat I would hear this thumping noise and it turned out to be my muffler was banging against my subframe connectors.
     
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    nothins loose underneath. it sounds like its coming from the motor almost. its not a ticking like a leak.
     
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    It doesnt really have to be loose to hit anything just be in the wrong spot and move a little bit to make noise. Do you still have the tube that runs from the air pump to the mid pipe? I know a couple people who have had problems with that hitting the firewall.
     
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    yeah i do. i didnt think of checking that. i will do that tomarrow.
    thanks
    i'll let you know if it works.
     
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    well my car had that problem also and it was my flanges from my headers to my midpipe so you might want to check if those are tight also
     
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    If it is, zip ties work great for it. 2 of my friends with 94 and 95 GT and I have those zip tied...
     
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    that sound is sometimes created when you have flows with an o/r x
     
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    well i got flows on a o/r h im thinking about getting a magnaflow catback when i get some cash
     
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    A ping is a rattle. Comes with stress on the motor. Put some 93 in it and see if it goes away.
     
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    I had some minor rattling after a friend and I pulled my motor and re-installed it. Turned out after re-seating the motor, the motor was a little closer to one side than before which was causing my x-pipe to sometimes rub against the frame when I would accelerate. We figured it was easier to just bend the pipe in a little on one side, giving it more room, and that took care of my problem.