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sway bar sound

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by dman597, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. Sep 1, 2011 at 3:22 PM
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    dman597

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    I have a 3" lift and when i turn the tires i hear a bad squeak. I looked under the truck it looks like my swar bar is rubbing against the shock. Is this common? Should i install a sway bar spacer?
     
  2. Sep 1, 2011 at 5:34 PM
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    come one. also i noticed my uca move to the front and back of the truck when i turn is this normal?
     
  3. Sep 1, 2011 at 6:46 PM
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    Take it off :D :p
     
  4. Sep 1, 2011 at 6:59 PM
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    wat?
    is the UCA sliding on the bolt?
     
  5. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:01 PM
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    sway bars are for girls....lol...take it off you wont regret it the first time you hit the trails :)
     
  6. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:09 PM
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    yes about 1/4"
    the nut does not have any thread past it!?
    Can i see a pic of some ones with a stock uca
     
  7. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:10 PM
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    wat?
    that needs to be tightened up and torqued to spec

    also, what 3" lift?
     
  8. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:11 PM
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    readylift:cool:
    Is spec 87#?
    Hows that work if they have been thread locked or something?
     
  9. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:12 PM
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    wat?
    do you see any sway bar marks on the actual coils? spacer lift shouldnt cause that.

    and FSM says 85#, so close.
     
  10. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:14 PM
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    i can see it hit. I have the shitty black factory shocks.
    It hits at the very bottom of the coil. right now its squeaking
     
  11. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:16 PM
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    wat?
    it may be from the play in the UCA allowing the spindle to rotate along w/ the sway bar. tighten it to spec and see what happens.
     
  12. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    i don't have a torque wrench but i will give it the good and tight
     
  13. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:19 PM
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    is there a visual pic somewere of one tight?
     
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