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    Odd Clunkin on Acceleration

    Hey gotta 05 WRX at 199,912 miles as of tonight. I have been noticing an odd sound when I start going from a stop. It only really happens if I put some gas down, if I baby the start I usually cannot hear/feel it. It sounds a lot like the passenger side seat clicking into place, but I know it is not that, my passenger would tell me. I cannot feel it on the stick. So I am wondering if it may be clutch or worse differencial. Original clutch is in, but most of the miles were road trips. I hope I have described the problem adaquetly and I would appreciate any input. Thanks

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    Is it modded? Are you getting any smoke? Are the gears grinding? Is there any loss in aceleration or clutch pressure? What does it sound like exactly?

    You need to be a little more specific...
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    Could be worn diff mount bushings allowing too much travel under high torque loads (such as taking off aggressively in first gear), I'd take a look at them and inspect for need of replacement.
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    No to all Scooby - I described it the best I could before. it sounds like a half a second of metal sliding followed by it locking into place. The car is moving by this point. It's not like it locks then it goes.

    The car is a daily driver really. I don't really start aggressively, but nonetheless; If I were to inspect the bushings would the wear be pretty obvious?

    Thanks for the help

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