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    driving over soem rough terrain , especially when the cars rocks
    from the the left to the right
    noice comes from the trunk. I tight everything down, cannot fix it.
    Possible: the sender unit in the Gastank moves sideways and hit the
    metal of the gastank??

  • #2
    Can you discribe the noise.
    "remember, in this country, they drive on the wrong side of the road"
    ‘64 Austin Countryman-???
    '60's Austin mini truck - the chicken truck
    '60 Morris Van - Marvan
    '55 Chevy wagon- the heavy Chevy

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    • #3
      If it's the sender in the gas tank, the hollow "knocking" sound should only happen when the tank is practically empty.
      Always British Racing Green

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      • #4
        Or possibly the tank rattling loose against it own check strap?

        Or maybe it's the lug wrench loose from its tool roll?

        Or that empty bottle of HofBrauHaus beer?

        Or the battery box rusted loose?

        It all depends on the description of the sound, really.
        Always British Racing Green

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        • #5
          Or bushings gone on the shock.
          The more I know about Minis, the more I know I don't know about Minis.

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          • #6
            thanks guys for all the input,
            I checked again for some Italian Beer and wines bottles, no luck.
            the one I foound , were all empty!!!
            the noice is kind of light:; what i will do fill up the gas tank with some
            super expensive ( Vashon ) gas and will ilstening again.
            keep you posted.

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            • #7
              filled up the gastank to the rim!.
              Noice is gone.
              so it is the sender unit moving around at lower level gas in the tank.

              Peter

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