Crank walk

Posted by Rk3, Feb 22, 2012

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  1. Rk3

    Rk3 Probationary Member

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    Ok guys I had a 1g talon tsi awd for awhile so I'm not new to dsm's or this forum(posted a couple times but never really had a reason to post much) but I'm looking into a 98 eclipse Gst that is bone stock but I'm worried about this thing I've heard of called crank walk. How common is this, is there any proven way to prevent it besides a 6 bolt swap? Does upgrading the motor make it more likely to happen? Any info you guys can give me would be great I tried searching on the forum but couldn't find much info any help would be great thanks guys
    -Ralph
     

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  2. Dsmkauai

    Dsmkauai Proven Member

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    Dude there is so much info on this forum about rarewalk oh um I mean crankwalk. It rarly happens and most of the post that someone says turns out to be something else. This has been beaten to death bro.
     
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  3. Gizmo63T

    Gizmo63T Proven Member

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  4. LiquidX

    LiquidX DSM Wiseman

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    There is a crap ton of threads on here about crank walk. I literally just answered one. It's not as common as people make it out to be with the amount of dsm's out there in relation to members on here posting it.

    Just need to measure the endplay to verify wear.

    There are a multitude of theorys out there but nothing proven on what causes or fixes it.

    Do some searching and reading. Google is your friend.
     
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  5. slayer450

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    That's great. Lol
     
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  6. gofer

    gofer Moderator

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