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Popping noise?

Everytime i hit a slight bump, speedbump, pot hole yada yada my right front pops and creeks real loud.

What is it?
How do i fix it?
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Possibly a ball joint? Hub assem.?


i would look at your ball joints...... see if the boot is ripped or torn. those are a common sign.
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shock, cv, ball joint, pitman arm= all F***ED up

not even connected cause it put too much stress on it and wen the cv broke this happend.
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Ouch, that hurts. How did that all happen? I know you said to much stress but what caused all that stress?
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flexin i guess.

it sucks cause i cant drive it.
we took it today on a roll back to the shop
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Popping noise= popcorn is done.

Ball joints or tie rod ends. I get a popping noise anytime i turn the wheel, go over a bump, go over anything that isn't perfectly flat........
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im pretty the stress is caused by my larger torsion keys, but there not maxed out?? i dont get it
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think of maxing out stock keys. the torsion key allow even MORE cranking. i learned from experience they are crap. put it back to stock, and save the money until you can afford a real lift.
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I have a BL
just need to get it put on.

Then imma take that ****ty torsion key and the AAL off and sell them.
crank the stock keys about 1/2 way and get a chevy shackle.

or, anysuggestions?

wanna buy the AAL and key?
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Good plan, those keys are bad news. Shackle will give you a better ride than the AAL too
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but if i have the shackle, how do i level out the front?
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only way is to crank the front bars, no other way besides superlift/rcd

so the shock broke out???
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