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Squeaky UCA's

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Snoyota, Nov 7, 2010.

  1. Nov 7, 2010 at 10:50 PM
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    Snoyota

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    I have Total Chaos UCA's and King coilovers and they are very squeaky and very loud. Any tips of how to fix?
     
  2. Nov 7, 2010 at 10:54 PM
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    th3bigk0

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    i use a little white lithium grease every once in a while
     
  3. Nov 7, 2010 at 10:56 PM
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    Add some grease to your Poly bushing through the Grease Zerk and spray the Uni ball with TEFLON, not wd40 or break free.
     
  4. Nov 7, 2010 at 11:26 PM
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    why not wd 40? Is it not okay to spray the bushings with wd 40?
     
  5. Nov 7, 2010 at 11:31 PM
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    Wd 40 is terrible, it will rust your truck
     
  6. Nov 7, 2010 at 11:34 PM
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    do you put it on bushings or uniball or both?
     
  8. Nov 7, 2010 at 11:41 PM
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    I probably wont do anything at all. If you have a grease zerk, pump grease into it. if you don't then take it apart and repack grease in it or loosen it enough to grease the side of the bushing. Most Aftermarket UCA now comes with grease zerks on them.
     
  9. Nov 7, 2010 at 11:42 PM
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    Teflon on the uniball, Grease on the UCA bushing
     
  10. Nov 8, 2010 at 6:18 AM
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    If they are that noisey, sounds like they werent greased propperly, if at all, when installed. Take them off, rub grease all over the bushings, then reinstall, and give a couple of pumps of grease in the zerks. They shouldnt make any noise.
     
  11. Nov 8, 2010 at 6:30 AM
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    Yes go to Lowes and get Dupont Dry Teflon. That thing works for the Uniball
     
  12. Jan 20, 2013 at 7:53 PM
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    Felt the need to bring this old thread back to the top like a noob :D

    Good info :thumbsup:
     
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