Gears & Axles - only 1 tire spinning
07-26-2009, 09:42 PM
i took my '02 SS m6 to the track for the first time last night and noticed a few things. when i did my burn out, i set my line lock and burnt out in 1st for a few seconds. my friend was behind me watching. turns out, i never got to run the car, because right when i launched, the driveshaft magically turned into a 3 piece! anyway, when i got back parked, my friend said only one tire was spinning. a few other people mentioned the same thing too. i'm saving for a midwest fabbed 9'', but it'll be a while before i get the money together. what would cause it to only spin one tire?
07-26-2009, 10:00 PM
posi unit in your rear is goin out.good idea save up and get a 9in.
07-26-2009, 10:53 PM
will this cause it to eventually break even if i take it easy, or will it just spin 1 tire? it's also whining because the backlash isn't right i believe.
07-26-2009, 11:53 PM
Your posi is dead. It's not going to hurt anything to drive it like that, you'll just be doing one wheel burnouts.
07-27-2009, 05:10 AM
what he said.dont do anymore burnouts or else you will be replacing it real quick.
07-27-2009, 09:03 PM
ok, i'll just have to take it easy until i can get my 9''. thanks
07-28-2009, 09:35 AM
You might try changing the fluid in the pumpkin, i had one wheel spinning until i changed the fluid. I have a torsen and was told they are more apt to spin one wheel from the fluid breaking down? Worth a try, since the change both wheels are hooking.... i wouldn't believe it, until it worked.
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