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Re: Where do you live and drive?
Posted by weston [Email] (more from weston) on Thu, 8 Feb 2018 11:34:05
In Reply to: Where do you live and drive?, Bill Homer, Wed, 7 Feb 2018 21:00:19
i am in the NE -Upstate NY so plenty of salt, slush, etc. If it's a question of weather's effects on the parts, sure could be. The housings are aluminum, and so there is a fit between the housing and the poly, unlike the 'bonding' of the OEM rubber. Could be a factor in noise? If I recall years ago I had gotten a hold of some RED poly wishbone bushes, but not the split version, but one piece-these needed to be cajoled into the aluminum housings with soap and a decent amount of &$%@# French. They fit tightly, but I may recall they did 'squeek' over speed bumps. But on the road-not noticeable. So maybe the 'noise' is material dependent??
Purple SuperFlex on my car don't squeak. Cannnot recall if I lubed them on initial install.
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