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Wheelers progressive squeak, one side.

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by BuzzardsGottaEat, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. Mar 26, 2012 at 9:38 PM
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    BuzzardsGottaEat

    BuzzardsGottaEat [OP] "Pick up some speed.. You'll make it."

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    Wheelers 1.5" 3 leaf progressive aal.

    Squeaking horribly on driver's side suddenly. I know AALs can get squeaky but I found it odd that it has only been on maybe a month or less and it just started suddenly and only on one side. Its dark out now but everything seems tight from what I can tell with bare hands and a flashlight. Wasn't squeaking earlier today, now, it sounds like a fifty year old ford ha

    So, normal? or Something is loose? Other?


    Thanks fellas
     
  2. Mar 26, 2012 at 10:03 PM
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    BuzzardsGottaEat [OP] "Pick up some speed.. You'll make it."

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  3. Mar 26, 2012 at 10:14 PM
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    BuzzardsGottaEat

    BuzzardsGottaEat [OP] "Pick up some speed.. You'll make it."

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  4. Mar 26, 2012 at 10:20 PM
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    BuzzardsGottaEat

    BuzzardsGottaEat [OP] "Pick up some speed.. You'll make it."

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  5. Mar 26, 2012 at 11:09 PM
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    Damn man, its been less than an hour and you bumped it 3 times?????

    Ya, its normal and the otherside will catch on too! Not shit you can do about it. They get dirty and they squeak!
     
  6. Mar 27, 2012 at 5:37 PM
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    BuzzardsGottaEat

    BuzzardsGottaEat [OP] "Pick up some speed.. You'll make it."

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    I have insomnia and was bored/delirious haha

    thats what i feared, just hoped it would last more than a month. . .

    oh well

    thanks
     
  7. Mar 27, 2012 at 5:39 PM
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    the squeak is normal. it goes away and comes back again. there is a DIY mod for this.
     
  8. Mar 27, 2012 at 6:10 PM
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    I think the DIY will last for a bit but can come back......mine prob started after the first trip oofroad about a month after they were done! Thery're not as loud now, or maybe I'm just used to it!
     
  9. Mar 27, 2012 at 7:32 PM
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    i never got to the DIY because the squeak doesnt really bother me. i noticed when i go in the snow/mud and or wash my truck the squeak returns lol...then it will go away after a few days.
     
  10. Mar 27, 2012 at 7:39 PM
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    Not enough.
    Here is what I did when I installed mt 3 leaf aal.

    Looks a bit ghetto but damn it's quiet. Just get an old inner tube and slice it open then cut to length:D:D

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Mar 27, 2012 at 8:30 PM
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    No shit? Wow that looks cool actually!
     
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