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A squeak has developed in my 55' rear springs and it is driving me nuts. The best I can tell is that it is coming from my right rear spring. Is there anything I can do to stop this from occurring? I have tried to shoot some lube between each of the springs but it has only gotten louder. The springs have new bushings so I don't think this is where the squeaking is coming from. What do you guys think? Do I need to purchase new springs?
 

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A squeak has developed in my 55' rear springs and it is driving me nuts. The best I can tell is that it is coming from my right rear spring. Is there anything I can do to stop this from occurring? I have tried to shoot some lube between each of the springs but it has only gotten louder. The springs have new bushings so I don't think this is where the squeaking is coming from. What do you guys think? Do I need to purchase new springs?
its kinda a job, but cant u take springs apart and put strips of rubber between each spring ? or Am I thinking of something else on this issue
 

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its kinda a job, but cant u take springs apart and put strips of rubber between each spring ? or Am I thinking of something else on this issue
Yes, that is something that I have given some thought to but I'm not certain where I could get some rubber strips to do it with. Maybe someone has some ideas. Thanks for your suggestion.
 

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I read somewhere that you can slather them up with grease and then wrap them with duct tape. When you drive the car the grease works it's way into the springs and after awhile you can remove the tape. Anybody tried this??
 

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You can get spring insert liners that go between the end of each leaf. ...http://www.danchuk.com/ItemForm.aspx?item=241 or you can get full liners. ....http://www.classicchevy.com/chevy-spring-liner-set-5-leaf-1955-1957.html
The inserts work on original type springs that have a groove down the length of the spring. Some aftermarket springs don't have the groove and the liners will work better.
You have to take the spring apart, but if you clean them, paint, and put the liners on, it will make an amazeing difference in the ride quality.
 

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You can get spring insert liners that go between the end of each leaf. ...http://www.danchuk.com/ItemForm.aspx?item=241 or you can get full liners. ....http://www.classicchevy.com/chevy-spring-liner-set-5-leaf-1955-1957.html
The inserts work on original type springs that have a groove down the length of the spring. Some aftermarket springs don't have the groove and the liners will work better.
You have to take the spring apart, but if you clean them, paint, and put the liners on, it will make an amazeing difference in the ride quality.
Thanks, Don! I just ordered a set of the full liners from Classic Chevy. Maybe there will be some peace and quiet in my future! :party0031:
 

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be sure to put the vehicle wt on the springs B4 U tighten the thru bolts and the shackle nuts.
 
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