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Old 01-19-2009, 08:50 PM   #1
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Default my buggy squeaks like a mouse! a loud mouse infact!

Went to the track today running some laps with my hyper 7 only to find my car to squeak really bad. haha the car still worked just fine but it was kinda annoying. It's coming from the front of the car and it sounds like my bearings on my wheels. what would you guys say? I havent replaced the bearings since i got the car which was a few months ago. maybe 5 months at most. so should i replace the suckers?
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Could be the bearings if you have run the car for the past 5 months.. but when was the last time you cleaned up the car. The noise you are hearing could very well be dust and dirt trapped in the places that pivot and move, such as pivot points for the arms, sway bars, C hubs... etc etc
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Old 01-19-2009, 10:13 PM   #3
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lol yea check those bearings!! Also clean and lube that pig. might be your dirty dry CVDs.
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Yup. clean that guy first. Then check/replace the bearings. I couldnt imagine going 5 months on 1 set of bearings. i guess it depends on how often you run it.

Also, check all the hinge pins. You may have a slightly bent one in there somewhere.
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i wold definetly give it a good cleaning.. get you some o lube or some silicone spray and go to town!
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Err....I don't think ball bearings will squeak...ever

But DRY BUSHINGS definitely will!!!!
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haha funny thing is I just got done cleaning it. i changed all the diff oil and went to the track and she was squeaking. i swear it sounds like my bearings. i could be wrong though
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The shock cap bushings on my 777WC ALWAYS squeak after a little runtime, F&R. The squeaking got on my nerves so bad i started to disassemble it one part at a time until i found it. Didnt take long. Now i keep em lubed up with a Trinity percision oiler.
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