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Author Topic: simulators, hub caps, nuts and clicking sounds from wheels  (Read 233 times)
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« on: February 07, 2014, 08:31:58 AM »

Hi All, couldnt find the thread about clicking wheels, from a while back. Discovered my clicking was from simulators, called the manufacturer, Phoenix USA, ordered 4 left threads and 4 right threaded gigantic nuts that mount on the stud extender, that hold the simulators on. Turns out there is a gap from the wheel to the simulator of about 1/2 to 3/4" on the stud extender. As the wheel rotated it flexed and clicked, luckily it wasnt any of the more serious items it could have been. I first thought I would put a rubber and fiber washer sandwich below the big nuts, (that doesnt sound right!), but ended up ordering the nuts for a more firm hold. Also found out later simulators, hub caps for the bus, came with a foam squares to hold them temporarily while mounting, also helps with noises, mine did not have those, they remind me of the foam pices included with motorcycle helmets to make a custom fit. Lvmci...
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Mci 102C3 8V92, Allison 4 speed 740
Formally MCI5A 8V71 Allison MT643
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