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Old 04-20-2011, 05:57 AM
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front end clunk

ok, so about a month ago I had the standard front end clunk, had a sneaky feeling it was the sway bar links again. Brought it to an independent shop and they said sway bar links are shot (ball joints good shape).

Replaced the sway bar bushings (with moog) and sway bar links with OEM ford. Had in the ford shop for an alingment and tire balance and they checked the ball joints and said they were good.

Everything was good and right for like a month then a i got the monster clunk again. I was like no way are those sway bar links shot again. So I took the whole sway bar out and the clunk was gone.

Ordered up a set of moog sway bar links and put them in last night. It has fixed the clunking but every now and then I still get a slight clunk coming from the right front. What the heck could it be?

Shocks were replaced last summer along with steering stabalizer. I checked to make sure the shocks were tight, checked the sway bar link bracket to frame to make sure it was tight too. could it be the track bar? Thing is when the sway bar was out I had no noise whatsoever, so what gives
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Old 04-20-2011, 06:25 AM
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make sure trac bar is real real tight. It can be a body mount under the drivers or pass feet area.
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Old 04-20-2011, 07:10 AM
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Stop using the OEM and Moog products for the drop links and sway bar the rubber don't last vert long. Go with Energy Suspendtion kit.
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Old 04-20-2011, 09:31 AM
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I will get out the old breaker bar and try to tighten the track bar and check the cab mounts, thanks!

tried the energy was not satisfied, have you seen the moog sway bar links?

they are twice as think and have a grease zerk on each end, not to mention you don't have to take an eye out trying to press the old junk out.
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