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loud ass squeeking from leaf springs

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by j83soldier, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. Sep 24, 2011 at 7:45 PM
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    j83soldier

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    I have some loud ass squeaking comming from my leafs. Anytime I accelerate, brake, turn or go over a bump hell anytime It flexes at all. WD 40 worked for a week but now it still sqeaks and makes my ride sound like a damn hooptie. Any suggestions, any one with any similar issues
     
  2. Sep 24, 2011 at 7:46 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Powerwasher , and the DIY squeaky leaf spring fix in the free mods section
     
  3. Sep 24, 2011 at 7:47 PM
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    wtf how did I miss that
     
  4. Sep 24, 2011 at 7:48 PM
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    Powerwasher, and get level with the leaf springs and spray between them. They're squeaking because there is dirt between them.
     
  5. Sep 24, 2011 at 7:53 PM
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    damn I have been going through a shit ton of wd40 and greese, color me fucking retarded
     
  6. Sep 24, 2011 at 7:57 PM
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    im not sure whats in the DIY section for it, but i remember oz's fix for it a few months ago and i came up with another idea. if you can get ahold of it, see if you can pry the leafs and then slide a piece of firehose in it. not like a whole round part of it, but like a patch. think about it, it can handle like 100's of pounds of psi so its knitted super tight, is bound to last forever, and it's thin. all makes sense to me. i just don't have squeaky leafs to try in on. . . but yeah, came up with that idea at 3 in the morning on a fire call a few weeks ago. could be a total fail, but that's my contribution. :cool:
     
  7. Sep 24, 2011 at 8:00 PM
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    My fix for my Dakars with EPDM rubber strips was a variation of the DIY squeaky leaf thread , the firehose idea is an interesting one too
     
  8. Sep 24, 2011 at 9:40 PM
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    how long has your fix been good for oz
     
  9. Sep 24, 2011 at 9:42 PM
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    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    About 4 months now .

    I have had to adjust the strips once , but the silence I get versus the squeaks I had before are worth it .
     
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