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Old 02-05-2011, 11:33 PM
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Re: rear suspension clunky

I can give you a nice address in Holland and even in Brazil, but i think that will not help you too much.
But i think that you can find them in most of the good hardware stores.
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Re: rear suspension clunky

i found that post as well. im gonna try a few hardware stores this week and hopefully the noise will be cured, its very annoying! thank you for the help and quick responses!
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Re: rear suspension clunky

installed my stock shocks back on, clunking is still there so i put the monroes back on. i greased the bolts this time and they fit snug. dont think its the upper ball joint because the noise comes from both sides. i dont know, im sick of messing with it so ill just get used to the noise i guess
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Re: rear suspension clunky

Did you have a look at the control arm bushings for wear?
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Re: rear suspension clunky

Mine makes a clunky noise when I go over bumps too, I thought it was the Addco sway bar but it probably is the control arm bushings.

So long as it passes its annual inspection this year, she'll be treated with a whole new suspension setup next year with Bilsteins shocks and Eibach springs/sways etc...
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Re: rear suspension clunky

How can I check/know if its the bushings? Thank you for the help
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Re: rear suspension clunky

You can visually check them, at least some of them. The upper control arm front bushings are easy to see. For the aft ball joint there's not too much to see. You need to use some kind of a bar to feel if there is play on there. The lower control arm bushings you can see with a bright flashlight, eventhough they are a little hidden away between the mounting ears. Is there not something touching the body, or will it touch maybe the body when going over a bump? This sound started after putting the leveling spacers, so the jeep is now sitting in a little bit different position. Maybe now something is touching the body what it couldn't do it before. If you try to bounch the rear by hand, do you hear something as well?
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Re: rear suspension clunky

tightened my shock bolts again with a longer socket wrench and it did the trick, no more clunk all is quiet again, besides my exhaust of course! finally i can feel how much better my jeep rides with new shocks instead of hearing clunky clunk! thanks for the help everyone
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Re: rear suspension clunky

Maybe a good idea to use a torque wrench when fastening bolts/nuts. You can have the idea that something is fastened enough, and then lateron at some remote location (ofcourse it always happens there) the bolt/nut can come loose and cause dangerous situations.
Also the opposite can happen, when you fasten a bolt/nut too much and overstress it. That can result in a broken bolt on the spot, or somewhere lateron.
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