[T3] *thwaaak* What Was That Sound?
John L. Morgan IV
emailjohnmorgan at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 08:08:10 PST 2012
I lived in San Francisco for four years with my Fastback. I highly
Neighborhood: Civic Center/Tenderloin
466 Eddy St
(at Hyde St)
San Francisco, CA 94109
The guy is German, works on VWs and Porsche. He knows his stuff.
Otherwise, I had to take the car about 20 minutes out of town to
On Sun, Jan 22, 2012 at 1:29 AM, Mark Fuhriman <mfuhriman at gmail.com> wrote:
> '69 Fastback, Manual Transmission
> Parallel parking on a steep hill in San Francisco today. (Yes, a real
> steep hill). Running in reverse, going kind of slow, sort of slipping the
> clutch in and out as I ease up toward the curb and into the parking space.
> Then all of a sudden a loud *thwaaack* sound from under the car startled
> me. 99% sure from the transmission area. Sounded like some kind of gear
> tooth slip. Freaked me out, but I got parked OK and made it home later no
> I had a look underneath later and found nothing obviously loose or
> otherwise amiss. Is something loose or broken? Or crooked? The
> transmission has always worked fine over the 12 years I have owned the car.
> Don't worry about it? Thanks for any ideas.
> '69 Fastback
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