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Old 10-21-2011, 12:48 PM   #1
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Did I forget something?

OK so I have had my new leaf springs for a while now and have had no complaints. When I did the install I just threw them in there (correctly ) and that was it. Now it is squeaking like a bitch and it is about to drive me up the wall. Did I forget to put something between the leafs? Or are they just settling still?

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Old 10-21-2011, 12:49 PM   #2
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Did you grease up the friction pads before installing them?
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Old 10-21-2011, 12:52 PM   #3
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Did you grease up the friction pads before installing them?
sure as shit didn't...could that be it? I believe there were only 2 per side? Maybe it was one...can you tell how amazing my memory is lol
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Old 10-21-2011, 12:54 PM   #4
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sure as shit didn't...could that be it? I believe there were only 2 per side? Maybe it was one...can you tell how amazing my memory is lol
Well, There you go! Take them off, grease the pads, and enjoy a squeak free ride.
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Old 10-21-2011, 12:55 PM   #5
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where would I be without you? and are we talking about the black circles on the AAL or the silver plates between the leafs? also what is the best grease to use?
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Old 10-21-2011, 12:56 PM   #6
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i didnt grease my AAL and it squeaks a little bit but if you take a hose or a pressure washer and spray in between the leaf springs it will stop... but will come back after a while
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Old 10-21-2011, 12:57 PM   #7
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where would I be without you? and are we talking about the black circles on the AAL or the silver plates between the leafs? also what is the best grease to use?
On the ends of the AAL, there are black plastic pads. Grease those. If you want to pay my airfair, I can fly over, and point to them if you want.
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no...thanks I think I should be able to handle it from here but what is a good grease?
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Old 10-21-2011, 01:00 PM   #9
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no...thanks I think I should be able to handle it from here but what is a good grease?
Many folks use a wite lithium grease, but I use Mobil 1, and have good results.
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oh sweet thanks man! you can probably lock it up now so no one else can point out how dumb I am lol
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Old 10-21-2011, 01:03 PM   #11
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oh sweet thanks man! you can probably lock it up now so no one else can point out how dumb I am lol
LOL!! Everyone makes mistakes. The ones who happen to know more, have also made many more mistakes than this.....
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Old 10-21-2011, 01:10 PM   #12
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true true...I know I don't know everything which is why I ask questions...a lot lol
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