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Feb 5, 11:39am - #392077 
Front-end Shudder

Has this happened to any of you?
You are sitting there stopped, you rev up to about 3500 to 4000 rpm and let the clutch out almost instantly. Your front wheels grab the road but your Whole front-end SHUDDERS until you let off the throttle and wait a moment for the rubber to grab.
Why does this happen with the celica. I have not had this happen before on a front-wheel drive vehicle before. If you have your engine running under the 3000 rpm everything is fine, or if you have the rpm at around 4500 or up the tires just spin out like they are supposed to. I also nitice that it does it more when the tires are newer. I just put a new set of 50 series on and it occasionally does it again.
Please enlighten?????
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Feb 5, 12:06pm - #392078 
it's the motor shakin isn't it
better motor mounts help.


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Feb 5, 12:21pm - #392079 
its called wheel hop


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Feb 5, 12:30pm - #392080 
Okay, what causes wheel hop and how do you make it go away forever.?? is it something in the car to change or is it the tires?

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Feb 5, 5:24pm - #392081 
you would need solid motor mounts to get rid of wheel hop


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Feb 5, 6:12pm - #392082 
Will a stouter sway bar help? I've been looking at them.

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Feb 5, 7:29pm - #392083 
not with wheel hop


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Feb 5, 7:38pm - #392084 
Maybe you are releasing the clutch too fast.

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Feb 6, 11:32am - #392085 
It has been doing it since it was driven off of the not, new.
I didn't know you could release the clutch tooooo fast?
It is all factory motormounts---i have another two years warranty---do you think they will fix it for me???

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Feb 6, 9:19pm - #392086 
I thought stiffer motor mounts will make the car vibrate more?


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