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Do I have the clunk?

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Hi all I've been reading about the clunk in the rear end that results in a new rear end on warranty.

My truck does it sometimes when going from P to D or R to D and back and forth. It is the MOST evident and severe when coasting between 40 km/h and roughly 70km/h and releasing and depressing the gas pedal gives a good clunk and a shake throughout the entire truck. If I turn O/D off it pretty well ceases. ( a tip i read somewheres else )

I've had it in to be looked at. They said there was a service bulletin for this issue where they re programmed the ECU. Crazy solution i know...

Anyhow this seemed to help slightly, but its still there.

Another thing it does but I don't think its related is when doing a quick, D to R then back to D, it feels like something is jamming or the breaks are sticking. When i goto give it gas its like the truck is stuck , the engine lugs but the truck doesn't move. After a few seconds it lets go and the truck moves.

The truck is a 2008 K/C Nismo Edition, 34000 Km.
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Yeah it kinda sucks. I guess I can try to get used to it. I don't know how easy the dealerships are around here to convince to replace those parts hehe.

Another thing, I was thinkin of buying some bushwhacker fender flares anyone else have experience with them? Are they easily installed? Do they cause any bad paint damage from rubbing and vibration?
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