Heard a Squonk This Morning

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While you're crawling around underneath it,checking u-joints,take a real close look at the swaybar bushings,and upper and lower rear locating arm bushings,both have been known to create noises that are hard to track down.
 
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While you're crawling around underneath it,checking u-joints,take a real close look at the swaybar bushings,and upper and lower rear locating arm bushings,both have been known to create noises that are hard to track down.
Roger!

The "squonk" noise is the closest I can come to describing this intermittent noise. :)

Of course, it would have to happen now that the weather has gotten cold. That might be a clue.
 

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Beautiful birds! There's water nearby, we hear a lot of Canadian and Snow Geese. They're fun to watch.

They're beautiful until you have to share your area with them.

They're flying fertilizer machines that we usually refer to as 'the $hit birds'.

They leave souvenirs the size of a large cat or small dog and entire fields of reminders in our parks along the St. Lawrence River.

I have an old set of dedicated sandals I wear pre and post dive as do most of the divers I know that visit the river dive sites.

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Related bird story:

2 years ago I was continuously terrorized by an over-aggressive pheasant. This thing took up residence at a property we have. The closer I got to the door the more aggressive it became. It would jump up and try to peck yer (my) eyes. It was relentless. When I'd get inside it would jump up against the windows when it would see me inside. I'd never seen anything like it! I could get super mean and semi-violent and this bird would NOT back down. It would keep coming for more.

One time I drove in to the place, I was on a phone call sitting in the driveway. It came darting around the corner at me. I was sitting in the vehicle. It jumped up onto the roof and started pecking (hard) at the sunroof! I mean, this was like out of a bad B-movie.

I didn't really want to kill it, it was a beautiful bird. I'd whacked it hard enough as it was. It was bringing out "the dark side" in me. Eventually I used it's aggressive nature against it: I threw down a 2'x2' piece of plywood near the door the night before, and a couple bricks. The next day I arrived with a 44gal plastic trash can with lid. I walked to the building with the trash can inverted (no lid). As soon as the bird jumped up at me and was off the ground, I quickly dropped the trash can over the pheasant. Then slid the plywood underneath it and flipped the trash can upright (put the bricks on top).

Then I slid the plywood out of the way as I lowered the trash can lid and clipped the handles (secures the lid tight). Then gave that little bass** a ride. That thing was pecking against the trash can, I was worried it was going to peck through. When I found the appropriate place and removed the lid, you never saw a bird fly out so quick and so far!! Problem solved!!
 

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Beautiful birds! There's water nearby, we hear a lot of Canadian and Snow Geese. They're fun to watch.
squonk: sounds like those Canadian Geese that are running behind the rest of the flock
It just might be the same sound when being run over with a RAM truck.
Yes they are and there’s a migration problem or lack of migration I should say. We see them year round. Except near intersections for some strange reason.
 

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mite check driveshaft yoke .....they get dry and do something like that when stopping
 
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