[T3] *thwaaak* What Was That Sound?
rdonath at astound.net
Mon Jan 23 08:54:27 PST 2012
I am in San Mateo and can also recommend Fred,s for fast and reasonable service on my daily driver '69 square
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On Jan 23, 2012, at 8:08 AM, "John L. Morgan IV" <emailjohnmorgan at gmail.com> wrote:
> I lived in San Francisco for four years with my Fastback. I highly
> CITY AUTOMOTIVE
> vw tenderloin
> Neighborhood: Civic Center/Tenderloin
> 466 Eddy St
> (at Hyde St)
> San Francisco, CA 94109
> *(415) 776-2680
> 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
> Fred's Garage
> 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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