<VV> Speaking of sway bars.............

Hugo Miller hugo at aruncoaches.co.uk
Thu Nov 28 16:54:23 EST 2019

Sounds like the metal is rotating inside the rubber. That's not meant 
to happen - the movement should take place WITHIN the rubber, not 
between the two. Could it be that the hole in the bushings is too big? 
With repro parts, anything is possible.
Many people would reach for the WD40 to cure a squeak, but it 
evaporates & you'll have to repeat that every few days if not more.
My solution would be to get some proper bonding strength mastic and 
glue the bushings to the shaft (bolt it all up before the mastic sets!).

On 2019-11-28 14:37, Randy (Cap'n) Hook via VirtualVairs wrote:
> Question:  When I rebuilt the front suspension of my '69, I replaced
> the sway bar bushings with new.  Now I get to enjoy the sounds of
> screeching rubber as I drive.  What can I do to get the sway bar/
> rubber bushings to be quiet?  The noise is driving me crazy.  Thanks.
> Randy (Cap'n) Hook
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