Clunk backing out of the garage?

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I messaged the guys at Thuren about this to no avail. After my truck sits overnight and I go to back it out of the garage as soon as the tires clear the garage and transition to the asphalt there's an audible clunk. Sure sounds like it's coming from the drivers side. I had the shop double check the track bar bolts and they are tight. Any idea what the hell it could be? The other weird thing is that it'll only do it after it's been sitting and when backing out. Won't do it going back in and after the initial clunk it's fine. Over curbs nothing etc. Almost seems like it has to be the track bar. Anyways I thought I'd ask the forum. One of these days I'm going to have my wife back it out while I skate along under it on a creeper to see if I can figure it out.
 
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Sorry I should say I have a 22 PW with fox reservoir shocks thuren track bar and coils.
 
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I've already emailed Andrew back and forth. He said to check the frame side bolt. That was his only suggestion.
 

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only does it first thing after sitting, sure it is not the brakes? Also double check the lower shock bolts. I know you said the shop said the track bar was tight but these track bars call for like 275 ft/lbs which is more than a lot of guys can generate.
 
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I'm just assuming it's suspension because the truck drops about an inch off the garage floor. Does it at that particular time.
 
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yeah I didn't have the brakes on at all backing out today and it still clunked. might loosen that bolt up and tighten it again and see what happens.
 

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You need to apply the brakes to start it, so still could be it. I would leave it outside over night and try it in the morning. If without the lip it's quiet, suspension, if it makes the noise then most likely brakes.
 
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