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As title... getting a juddering noticeable when reversing most also now I have the centre console out and the shift boots are knackered I can hear a gravelly noise from I assume the gearbox... most noticeable when letting off the throttle when in gear.

Any ideas of what this could be.. I was thinking maybe gearbox problems? Or some mounts gone somewhere as it feels like the car rocks back and forth on power / off power like it's taking up a bit of slack in the drive?

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Craig
 

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you get the juddering ALL the time,I believe it seems to be common on the early cars mine done it occassionly but now seems to have stopped for quite a while
 

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Juddering only in reverse really.. sometimes in 1st also. Only at slow speeds.
 

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I used to get really bad judder when pulling away (on the bite) in both 1st & reverse, especially so uphill. Recently the clutch started slipping & very quickly gave up the goose, forcing a replacement & guess what!........no more judder
 

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Clutch oil contamination from a leaking seal caused bad juddering followed by clutch slip on my 91. Regarding the noise - could be a heatsheild vibrating?
 

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Clutch oil contamination from a leaking seal caused bad juddering followed by clutch slip on my 91. Regarding the noise - could be a heatsheild vibrating?
Mine does this.moreso when the engine has warmed up. Thought it was the engine mount. Then thought maybe a gearbox mount. Hmmm, I think I need a clutch fluid bleed and fill. Check for leaks too.
 

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Mine has done this ever since I had a new clutch installed! I have got cas oil seal leaking but that was leaking before the clutch was installed? Thinking engine mounts on mine! Any ideas? I know the diff bushes are ok as I've checked those with a lever bar!
 

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Mine has done this ever since I had a new clutch installed! I have got cas oil seal leaking but that was leaking before the clutch was installed? Thinking engine mounts on mine! Any ideas? I know the diff bushes are ok as I've checked those with a lever bar!
 

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A leaking CAS o ring won't effect the clutch, a rear crank seal or a front gear box seal will. As for the noise was the PPF aligned in the correct tolerance?
 
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