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Old 03-19-2014, 09:18 AM
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Thumbs up suspension squeek FIXED!!!!

So I found out I had the infamous suspension squeek from the rear ball joint/control arm assembly. No I thought to just replace it but I didnt want to really spend the time and did some research and thought about it a bit and saw it was getting a bit worn down. This isnt sure fire as it depends in your situation but is definatly worth trying. First I went through a car wash with undercarriage wash to get all the gunk out and then went home and used Blaster white lithium grease to soak the bushings, joints etc. 3 days later and its still holding up, seems to ride a bit better as well. I highly recommend the Blaster brand (home depot has it) as its thicker and its composition is much better suited. $20 fix! Good luck!
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Old 03-19-2014, 09:23 AM
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Give it a few days, the squeak will be back. Your ball joints are ready to be replaced man.
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Have you tried ATP AT-205? I just put it in a spray bottle and coat the bushings and joints. It reconditions and rejuvenates the rubber and is NOT Petroleum based. You can find it on Amazon for less than $11.00. Worked for me.
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Old 03-30-2014, 12:35 PM
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Have not Northfork, il maybe give it a shot but have had great luck with the blaster white lithium. The squeek did come back so I used a needle tip on my grease gun and pumped in some synthetic grease and put a little tab of Aluminum tape and coated it in black touch up paint. Worked fantastic, true fix and no risk of contamination. hardly noticeable. Cost $10 for the grease, $16 on the tape from lowes, dont know what the grease gun and tip would cost or the paint as I have that stuff layng around.
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