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Suspension squeak??

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by bhtyler10, May 4, 2009.

  1. bhtyler10

    bhtyler10 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    my suspension squeaks in the back pretty bad. What is this from? Is it the loads of wheelin and muddin? It started mainly after I added the 3 in suspension stacked on my body lift. Any help?
     
  2. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    Wash the springs with a presure washer at a car wash. get all the dirt out of them.
     
  3. bhtyler10

    bhtyler10 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Alright I'll try that out.
     
  4. tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    then...after that....spray them down with a good dry moly lube.......it repelss dirt and crap, so it may keep them a bit cleaner. its always good to pressure wash them after mudding tho.
     
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    my truck starting sqeaking in the rear last week. i sprayed the contact points on the rear leaf springs down with some penatrating lube and 20 minutes later it was all better
     
  6. bhtyler10

    bhtyler10 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    What is an example of penatrating lube?
     
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    stucksucksnayota Well-Known Member

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    Mine has been doing this for awhile do ya'll think its maybe because the bushing are worn out?
     
  8. TacoNut

    TacoNut IgnoringChrisWatchingEdLi veVicariouslyThroughMJP2

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    more than likely just some dirt in the leaves.... I like to get them flexed on some ramps then spray em.
     
  9. fireturk41

    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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    just tried it with white lithium grease


    it stopped...mostly, ill get it good on the weekend
     
  10. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    Thats a dam good idea!
     
  11. TacoNut

    TacoNut IgnoringChrisWatchingEdLi veVicariouslyThroughMJP2

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