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Old 03-24-2012, 10:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I aready fixed mine, my squeak was the ball joint, of corse cat didn't put a grease fitting on it, already around that BS before i wear the ball joints out, tip the sled on the side and grab the rubber boot from the bottem with a curled scrib and spray white grease in there.
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Old 03-25-2012, 12:55 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Is it the balljoint on the lower a arm going to the spindle.
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Old 03-25-2012, 01:24 AM   #3 (permalink)
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be sure and check the shock eyelet bushings and sway bar bushings to for wear on these front ends..
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Is it the balljoint on the lower a arm going to the spindle.
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Old 03-25-2012, 01:48 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 03-25-2012, 08:12 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I thought this might be it. Thanks - I'll try this.
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Old 03-25-2012, 09:23 AM   #7 (permalink)
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My squeak was coming from the plastic anti-sway bar mounts. Shot them with some silicone spray, no more squeaks!
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