golden eagle ,axle bent

Discussion in 'General Questions' started by sparky25, Oct 8, 2009.

  1. sparky25

    sparky25 New Member

    I have had a golden eagle engine mount for a year and a half.I have this weird rumbling and grinding feeling when ever I speed up.I figured out that it was the axle being bent because of the extra weight applied to it.I have replaced it once from a steel to chromoly-(maybe steel) axle and it has become bent again.I would like to know if anybody knew of a metal alloy that can be used as a bolt in axle(not for sure about pitch,diameter size,ect.) that can flex with the addtional 35 pds of weight if going over small bumps or sidewalks without bending,thanks.
     

  2. give me vtec

    give me vtec Active Member

    do you have a solid axle or one of those quick disconnect kind???
     
  3. sparky25

    sparky25 New Member

    golden eagle mount

    Sorry for replying so late didn't realize pepople replyed very fast here.
    It is a solid bolt axle.
     
  4. augidog

    augidog Banned

    just in case...

    sparky...any time i get a rumbling "feeling" with my golden eagle, i know i have a worn gear, worn belt, both, or the tensioner needs looking at. mount bolts can loosen, engines "twist"...get too far off with the alignment and you'll get some noises...how's the edges of the belt look?

    edit: can you show some pics & give more detail on your setup?
     
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2009
  5. DougC

    DougC Guest

    What might be stronger depends on exactly what you've already tried. If you could post pics that would be helpful.

    Alternately, you could look at putting on a spring-suspended seat of some kind. That's not quite easy and cheap to do, but it would take a lot of the shock-loading off the wheels.
    ~
     
  6. sparky25

    sparky25 New Member

    golden eagle mount

    Yes,I will try to post pictures soon.I have not on this site to much but will try to,thanks.
     
  7. sparky25

    sparky25 New Member

    I will try today or tommorow at the lastest to post some pictures.
     
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