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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-03-04, 12:19 AM Thread Starter
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i was just wondering whats the deal with whenever i cut a wheelie (burnout) i get bad axle tramp from the back. it sounds like the diff is moving off the springs. the uni's seem to be fine but i could be wrong. we are getting a uni kit soon to see if that stops it. If anyone has had this problem or knows how to fix it please tell me. Its an XD with a toploader and 8 3/4 borgy


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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-04-04, 03:20 AM
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Re: Axle tramp?

Give her more rpm before you drop the clutch, or start off in 2nd, that should help ya out.

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Re: Axle tramp?

I used to have that problem, the bloody car would bounce all the way accross the intersection when I took off hard.

I got a set of 6 leaf rear springs and replaced the shocks, rubbers and shackles. Now burnouts and hard take off's are just a walk in the park

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'xdc351 is right, tighten that rear end up and everything will be fine.
At the very least better shocks and urethane bushes, you may get away without doing the springs.


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Its been a few years, remember the old tramp rods or was it tramp bars...


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My XD has some real beefy stiff leaf springs in the rear end - there's no way it will diff bounce.

I have some tramp rods to go on but they won't fit because its been lowered 2.5 inches - they are only about 1 cm off the ground.

Your diff is trying to rotate instead of the tyres - stiffer, heavy duty springs are the best cheap way of negating this - wreckers should have some cheap ones.


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