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Old 28th July 2007
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Default my "bob-bobbing" 92 vert

After just having my 92 LPT vert serviced, I took it for a long drive. I discovered that when i stop at the lights, with the gear either at "D" or "N", i can hear a "bob-bob-bob" sound( kind of like an old motor boat). when I press the aceerator and the sounds gone. After the drive, I stopped the car and try to locate the sound, but couldn't locate it.... anyone had this experience? is it because of the exhaust, ro something else... any advice will be appreciated... thanks
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Old 28th July 2007
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This is what a T16 sounds like; LPT or FPT It goes "bob bob bob" at idle ... it just does that. Is it a problem, or just an unfamiliar sound? Is your idle okay? Not hunting or stalling?

I think it okay, mate ... enjoy the symphony

It's funny you mention a motor boat - my friends have all said that with the hood down, it both feels and sounds like being in a boat when the car starts to draw off

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Old 28th July 2007
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Yep, sounds normal. My nephew says it sounds like a fishing boat.
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Old 28th July 2007
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a friend of mine had a fpt and lived in london and he used to love sitting there, window down blipping his throttle, and hearing the burble coming from the exhaust, a similar sound to a v8 tick over, mine does'nt but some do, leave it alone it sounds luuuvvveeerrrlllyy.
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