/ The Red Car

Noisy bars

I've never liked noisy bars, I especially don't like them in my car. Since the car's come back from the shop the suspension's been making a terrible noise as the weight loads and unloads. It doesn't do it every time so figuring out where it was coming from wasn't easy for me. It sounded like either the lug-nuts were coming loose or a seatbelt was dangling in the wind. I'm fairly certain that it's the torsion bars, which would make sense because the shop worked on them.

This is coming down the road. The camera attenuates the background noise a lot, which in this case is exactly the noise I want to hear. In person some of the clunks are fairly startling. And the exhaust noise actually sounds somewhat civil here.

Isolating the noise even further: