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One of my biggest impressions as I drove my new (to me) 2000 996 Cab home from the purchase was that it had little to none of the typical convertible's rattle and clunk. For a while, the clunk has been back, especially when driving 20 mph or less through my neighborhood. I did a search here and thought I had found the answer: replacing all 4 drop links ... certainly reasonable now that I have passed 160,000 miles.

 

That made a difference, but did not eliminate the clunk altogether. I am looking for ideas as to where to look next.

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There are a bunch of rubber bushings in the suspension that wear out and can cause clunking. Two very common ones are the strut top-mounts. Also if you get any squeaking the lower control arms (coffin arms - with ball joint) are usually the culprit. Good luck

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