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Rob-e91
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24th Aug 09 at 18:31   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

why do my springs squeak on my coilovers??
ChrisBoom
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24th Aug 09 at 18:36   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Are they new?
Neil Dagens
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24th Aug 09 at 18:37   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

how much did you pay? i have budget coilovers and mine are forever squeaking
alan-g-w
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24th Aug 09 at 18:38   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

I would have thought it'd be a bush or a shocker squeaking, not the spring itself.
Kevxx
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24th Aug 09 at 18:39   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

It's the corsa Squeak fairy
Rob-e91
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24th Aug 09 at 18:39   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

spax rsx not cheap at all??
ChrisBoom
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24th Aug 09 at 18:40   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

But are they new?
DaveyLC
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24th Aug 09 at 18:40   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

When you turn or when you hit a bump?
CorsAsh
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24th Aug 09 at 18:44   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Have you tried oiling your tyres?
Rob-e91
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24th Aug 09 at 18:53   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

no not new, and its only now and then at slow speed
manghan
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24th Aug 09 at 20:00   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by CorsAsh
Have you tried oiling your tyres?


Rich H
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24th Aug 09 at 21:26   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by CorsAsh
Have you tried oiling your tyres?


fpmsl. One day you'll be held responsible for an idiot taking your advice!!
CorsAsh
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24th Aug 09 at 21:42   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

That'll be the same day that someone puts some wax in a squirty pot and sells it for 165.

Pfft. Never gonna happen.
K17STY
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24th Aug 09 at 21:44   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

You mean I shouldnt have oiled the mini tyres tonight
CorsAsh
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24th Aug 09 at 21:47   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

I told you to save the lube for weekend
K17STY
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24th Aug 09 at 21:48   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Lube wont stop me squeaking
CorsAsh
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24th Aug 09 at 21:54   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

I have no answer for that.
strick206
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quote:
Originally posted by K17STY
Lube wont stop me squeaking


chrex
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24th Aug 09 at 22:31   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

nothing that can be said really...
DannyB
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24th Aug 09 at 22:32   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by K17STY
Lube wont stop me squeaking


Best thing ever said on this site. EVAR
Ben G
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24th Aug 09 at 23:24   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

My drivers side front spring makes a funny noise when i turn the wheels. Not sure if this is the same problem as yours.
Ian
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24th Aug 09 at 23:36   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

There's a bearing which should turn with the strut, this would squeak if its seized or collapsed.

If its when you drive, I would be thinking more about bushes and joints than the spring as such.
_Allan_
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25th Aug 09 at 10:40   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by Neil Dagens
I have budgie coilovers and mine are forever squeaking
Leighton
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25th Aug 09 at 11:01   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by K17STY
Lube wont stop me squeaking


Amazing

 
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