Popping Sound after RR Lift
After months of trying to decide what lift/tires to get for our XK I finally decided to put on a RR lift. I just got the spacers, no shocks because I've heard they are trash. I also upgraded the rotors to a drilled/slotted rotor with new pads to accommodate the larger 265/70/17 Cooper STT's and I'm also running Spidertrax 1.5 spacers. (pics soon to follow)
Went out this AM for the first time after getting her all done to slowly brake in the brakes. All was well, no sounds, ran smooth with slight rubbing on the fender well (pinch mod already done) when at near full lock. As I drove around later in the day, I noticed that it would make a popping sound in the front when I would start to go at a green light. Then it seems to have gotten worse, happens when I stop, start, and occasionally when I slightly turn the wheel. I feel it in the floorboard whenever it happens. I also noticed when I pulled into the garage, it popped as well. Swaybar bushings?? Ball joints??
I'm going to pull each front wheel off one at a time in the morning. Plan is to jack it up on the lower ball joint, spin the wheel and see if I hear anything, then take it off and reinspect all of my "handy-work". Any ideas??
btw, thanks to all of you guys this was a pretty straightforward process. I love this forum, been coming here for a long time learning from the pro's. Thanks for everything....