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New UCAs are very Noisey!!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 85yote09taco, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:03 PM
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    85yote09taco

    85yote09taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I just installed my Built Right UCAs the other day, and I'm half tempted to take them off.:mad: They from day one have been making a groaning sound when I'm going slow or when I'm stopped and move the steering wheel. It is so loud that when I'm driving through town people look at me like I should wreck my truck off a cliff. Anyone know what the problem could be and or how to make it stop? I'ts not like the uniballs are dirty or anything, I just installed them, thanks
     
  2. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:04 PM
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    Are they greased properly etc...? :notsure:
     
  3. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:05 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    the bushings needed to be greased before installation, make sure the zerks have been greased, and if those two dont work, spray a lil teflon dry lube on the uniballs
     
  4. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:06 PM
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    x2
     
  5. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:10 PM
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  6. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:12 PM
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  7. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:13 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    :D
     
  8. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:13 PM
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    I have them I there is nothing wrong with them...You have to grease the joints...and I recommend spraying Dupont Dry Teflon on the Uniball...Let them work in. I have had them since April love them. Ask the Socal people that I wheel with...no noise at all.
     
  9. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:15 PM
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    Pink slider.
    Welcome to the world of uniballs
     
  10. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:15 PM
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    Do they Creek when turning??? Then Spray Dry Teflon

    If they make noise when going up and down...make sure the Bushings are Greased...

    DO NOT Put Grease on the Uniball or Teflon on the Joints.

    Who installed them?
     
  11. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:16 PM
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    I know what you mean...I have heard plenty of camburg and TC make noise...but I sprayed the shit out of mine
     
  12. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:17 PM
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    Well the OP disappeared :facepalm:
     
  13. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:18 PM
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    Did we scare him away with our smartassedness ? :eek:
     
  14. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:19 PM
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    He's checking the other thread to see if anyone responded
     
  15. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:19 PM
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    BAH! My TC's (and all of the TC's I have seen) are silent....
     
  16. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:20 PM
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    x2...I've never heard a weird noise come from your truck once...unless you were in it :laugh:
     
  17. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:21 PM
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    :locked:


    :anonymous: haha
     
  18. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:21 PM
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    Probably...or hopefully his at the damn store buying some grease lol!
     
  19. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:22 PM
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    Or he used the search function...it's such a wonderful tool.
     
  20. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:23 PM
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