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Get it up on the rack and rock the wheels back and forth with it in gear and figure it out.
Can't tell anything from a vid this will take hands on involvement.
 

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clunking universal joints...
That depends on if he put his post in the correct section. On a 2004-2006 GTO the stock drive shaft has guibos on the ends and not universal joints. It does have some at the center carrier bearing but then it needs a new drive shaft.
 

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Does anyone's goat make a clunking effect too ? Or is it just mine , the mechanic said it was normal but I don't believe this is normal
 

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Maybe that mechanic has a normal clunking......that he hears...

that sure sounded like something was loose, ......svede was on it

Might want to check another shop.....driveline specialist

Shop can put a chassis ear on it to isolate it. It sticks on with a magnet or tie and transmits to the tech as he rides along with you driving....

He then pinpoints the clunking......normal or abnormal...as it were
 

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Do you feel it in the floor? Mine makes clunking too. 182k miles on it. I feel it in the floor when I take off from a stop. Have to reduce throttle until it accelerates enough to stop banging. Does not do it when cruising. The center carrier bearing on the drive shaft I know is shot. No more rubber in it. Don't know about the guibos. Plan to get under the car soon and scope it out.
 

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Does anyone's goat make a clunking effect too ? Or is it just mine , the mechanic said it was normal but I don't believe this is normal
Definitely check the carrier bearing. Mine was bad and didn't notice it till AFTER it was dyno'd....I'm seriously surprised I didn't throw a DS...
 

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The question was answered by swede a month ago. For what ever reason, brock60 felt the need to bring it back.
 

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Mines does it too......it started with a roar whenever I get over 40mph..... then one day it got worse I decided to go a little faster....I got to 60 and that's when the clunking and scrubbing started now when I'm even at a dead stop and ease off in first (not even 5mph) it clunky and bumps like crazy ....please help me and my goat guys I love her
 

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Didn't you read the thread?
 

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So its my carrier bearing........so in order to change my carrier bearing will I have to drop my rear end which will suck because I have i.r.s. on mines
 

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You don't have to drop the rear to take the drive shaft and carrier bearing off. Drop the exhaust, take out the two carrier bracket bolts and then the three E18 torx bolts back by the pinion, pull back to remove spline from transmission. If the trans is pointed down you'll get trans fluid leaking out. You can get a plastic plug for that.
 

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So its my carrier bearing........so in order to change my carrier bearing will I have to drop my rear end which will suck because I have i.r.s. on mines
GTOG8TA.com has the carrier bearing. I did mine a few months ago. Index the orientation of each of the shafts how they are to one another. Not sure how particular it was to do it, but I did it anyway just incase they are balanced as one piece. I put my front end on ramps and the rear on jack stands so I could release the parking brake and rotate my rear end to gain better access to the three bolts on each end. For safety I wedged a board between the brake pedal and the front seat (disconnect the battery to keep the brake lights off) since my parking brake was not effective. Literally the hardest part is separating the two shafts once you get them off. There is a video on YouTube showing how to do it. A vise isn't absolutely necessary but it does help. I didn't use one so ingenuity took over. You'll definitely feel a difference.
 
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