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Old 10-10-2007
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squeeky leafs!

someone help it drives me crazy. i tried packing them with grease but it didnt work out too well. WD-40 seems to work the best but once it rains or i get muddy it starts again lol. - Jay
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mine just started doing it too, and its annoying the hell out of me...
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Old 10-11-2007
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lol yup mine do it too.. if i lift it on the hoist or articulate the rear, im thinkin maybe some silicon paste..


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mine just started doing it too, and its annoying the hell out of me...

I LOVE Fear and loathing in las vegas. B****in movie. but anyways.

Ive tried a silicon spray. it kinda worked. make sure you get any and all busings. as long as the silicon wont deteriorate the rubber get everything in the front end and body mounts too. just incase. and grease SHOULD have worked. but youd think *Sqweeky clean comes to mind. i still to this day havent been abel to stop it.
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I had squeeky leafs and it turned out my bushings were shot. I upgraded to chevy springs with new bushings and I don't have a squeek any more.
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Could possibly be the bushings. check 'em out. mine are also shot.

And I saw on some car restoration show, that if you throw on a layer of grease on hte left and right of the spring, in between the individual leaves, then wrap a couple layers of suct tape, drive it for 100 miles, let the grease work in there, pull the tape, and squeek should be gone.

I personally would do that....but I understand some folks have done it....not here, but elsewhere.
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when i had my leafs apart for the AAL install i put a dab of grease between each leaf and mine are now totally squeak free
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when i had my leafs apart for the AAL install i put a dab of grease between each leaf and mine are now totally squeak free
Ill have to do that this weekend too while installing my SL
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I se an aresole spray silicone grease , and whenever it squeaks I just spray everything under there it cost about 1.47 at wal mart . I normally spray after every oil change and it does the trick .
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