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Thread: Side Pipe Baffle Rattle

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    Side Pipe Baffle Rattle

    Starting to get a slight rattle out of the drivers side, suggestions to correct?
    MK4 #9121 - Complete kit - Stroked 351, T5x, 3.55 Rear End, 3-Link - Pickup 6/17/17, 1st start 12/2/17, Go-Kart 12/9/17, Road Worthy 4/27/18

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    I drilled a 1/16 hole from the bottom back so not visible and screwed in a long sheet metal screw until it hit the baffle. No more rattle.
    Phil: FFR 3121, Frame #2050, Mk 1.5, built 2002, 1991 donor with Blueprint 302 long block and 1993 Cobra intake, BBK 70mm T/B, no smog, T-5 and 3.55 rear.

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    I just went through something similar, and it turned out to be the hanger that was welded to the sidepipe had separated causing the rattle while driving. Here's the THREAD from my experience with some suggested ideas of what the rattle may be.

    Hope this helps.
    Dave
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