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Vehicle Information: Model: 911 Carrera; Year: 1986; Body Type: Targa; Engine (type, size, modifications): 3.2 stock; Total Mileage: 95K;

My Carrera has been exhibiting a strange issue where it would feel like a fish swimming up stream when it's under acceleration. It's almost like the rear end was just loose and floating back and forth. At anything over 80 it was dangerously wild until I let off on the gas and she trued right up. It was suggested by some that I check out the alignment or that it may be caused by the wheel and spacer setup I have. Well, I'm happy to report that I figured it out on my own. The driver side wheel hub nut was slightly loose. When I jacked up the drivers side, I could rock the rear wheel back and forth (about 1/2" of play). Using my 18" breaker bar and a 1 1/4 socket, I cranked on it pretty good (i.e. about 200lbs of torque). I'm happy to report that it fixed it 100% and it's solid and straight.Now for my question. I'm hearing an occasional rubbing sound coming from that same wheel. The best that I can describe it is a "wheat wheat wheat" noise that's faint and sporadic at best. Should I be concerned? Should that nut not have been cranked on tight? Should it even have been loose to begin with? Should I take it off and put thread lock on it? Is there something behind the wheel that needs to be greased?Thanks for your help Chris!~Steve

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