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Old 17-10-2004   #1
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Unhappy lowered it- now sounds like a jet plane!?!?!?

right i tooked my cinq down 60mm couple of weeks ago and it has devolped this jet plane engine sound coming from the rear left corner, if you turn left (so the waight comes off the wheel) the sound stops but as soon as you straghten up the sound comes back. help please.
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Re: lowered it- now sounds like a jet plane!?!?!?

the hub bearings gone. costs about 40 from fiat and they take about 10mins to fit heh!
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Re: lowered it- now sounds like a jet plane!?!?!?

I just had same trouble. It is the wheel bearing. Mine were 23 plus VAT from Andrew Pages if you have one of those near you. Unfortunately took mine to a garage to fit and they robbed me for fitting. I'd do it your self
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Re: lowered it- now sounds like a jet plane!?!?!?

Could it not be the tyre rubbing on something?
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Re: lowered it- now sounds like a jet plane!?!?!?

easy job to do wheel bearing, the hub comes off in one piece - 28.40 inc vat, about 30 mins a side, just done my girls
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Re: lowered it- now sounds like a jet plane!?!?!?

are the fronts as easy to do fordy? can i nip upto stoke and borrow some of urs tool? hehe
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Re: lowered it- now sounds like a jet plane!?!?!?

Quote Originally Posted by fordy
easy job to do wheel bearing, the hub comes off in one piece - 28.40 inc vat, about 30 mins a side, just done my girls
yer it was the hub i changed it last weekend, however, it didnt come off in one bit, more lots of bits with bearings everywhere, still sorted it.
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