Torsion Bar Sqeeks.

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  1. Keyeserin

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    I have a 69 Dart GTS that the torsion bars squeek. How do I eliminate this noise?
     
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    What made you certain the torsion bars squeek?
    There's nothing that could squeek on a torsion bar, unless something is maybe moving against it.
    Bushings however can squeek.
     
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      The noise is coming from the front of the torsion bar. Are there bushings made that don't squeak?
       
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      It's more likely that the lower control arm bushing is squeaking. Use penetrating oil to locate the squeak.
       
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        I had a squeak coming from my front end (front of the torsion bar). I just pulled my front suspension apart and the lower control arm bushing was toast.
         
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        Poly bushings can do that, mine do everytime I get in the car and go over bumps.
         
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        I'll check the control arm bushings. Thanks for all the tips.
         
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        That’s because they’re not properly lubricated.

        If they haven’t been changed recently, they’re probably just worn out stock bushings in need of replacement.
         
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