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Wheel hop on a 2005 CTSV

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Old 01-18-2005, 01:51 AM
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Default Wheel hop on a 2005 CTSV

It doesnt make a difference wether or not I have the traction control on or off. When I get on it hard the rear wheels hop. I just wanted to know if they made anything for that yet. Thanks Justin
 
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Old 01-19-2005, 05:55 PM
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my 96 deville hops with in on as well. it is just a little less with it on.
 
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Old 02-06-2005, 03:49 AM
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yes,it is normal.when traction control system is engaged ,all wheels will hop .
 
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Old 02-06-2005, 10:58 PM
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the traction control system command all wheels or the drive wheels?
 
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Old 04-29-2005, 12:28 AM
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I have a 01 Vette.. i was told that the CTS-V has the Vette traction control in it. If it does. you should not get wheel hop. It controls all wheels. but wheel hop in hard acceleration is because the shocks are bad. or not damping the hop. Vettes dont do that. A GM techie told me that they took all the system out of Vette, i have not looked but i will go look at the traction control module and see if it the same as in my Vette.
 
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Old 04-29-2005, 04:05 PM
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the non-drive wheels should never hop...the wheels hop on a FWD car because of the floating mounts..so when solid mounts are inserted, it fixes the issue,...on a RWD car...it is because of the soft suspension...
 
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Old 09-04-2005, 11:08 AM
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wheel hop occurs on hard acceleration in either foward gears or reverse traction control off naturally even in competition mode where everything should be on its weakest help factor if you hit second gear fast the wheels will break loose and the wheels will hop again any help would be appreciated
 
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Old 09-28-2006, 02:06 PM
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bmr makes a an anti wheelhop bar that is supposedly tested to stop wheel hop by 75%.... i'll be gettin one soon so i'll let you guys know how well it works
 
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Old 09-28-2006, 05:18 PM
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twm242: My vette didn't have wheel hop in stock form, but after the turbos were added, it hops like heck. I don't know what I could do about it, but I've learned just to accelerate gradually without making the wheels spin or hop...in 2nd gear.
 
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Old 10-18-2006, 04:54 PM
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Wheel hop is a pain to deal with. Mikeith said there is a company called BMR; they make a anti-wheel hop kit for your car. Here is their web site BMR Fabrication
 
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