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Creaky Coilover, need help

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by jvand678, Jan 20, 2009.

  1. Jan 20, 2009 at 8:05 PM
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    jvand678

    jvand678 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys,

    I installed my swayaways 2 weeks ago and we got a little bit of weather. After all the road crud dried up I now have some noise coming from the left coilover. I wiggled around on the pickup spraying spots with my silicone can until I found it. Problem is, the silicone dries up in about a day or two. Is there anything I can use that will either clean the thing up, lube it up really well or should I just learn that when you modify things, creaks happen?

    thanks,

    Joe
     
  2. Jan 20, 2009 at 8:09 PM
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    tigerfan00

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    bychance is it coming from the lower bushing?
     
  3. Jan 20, 2009 at 8:37 PM
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    jvand678

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    If you're talking about the bushing that bolts onto the lower control arm, no, it's actually coming from what I think is the seal. Can't really find a diagram that gives the exact name. It's where external part of the piston goes inside. I have to actually spray inside the spring and at this seal to make it stop.
     
  4. Jan 20, 2009 at 8:39 PM
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    ah...i have no fix :( sorry

    mine were squeeking at the lower bushing (where it mounts to the LCA)

    i just sent them off to get rebuilt though
     
  5. Jan 20, 2009 at 8:49 PM
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    Downsouth Motorsports

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    Allot of times its coming from the spring itself rubbing against the body of the shock, especially SAW's-
     
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