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Old September 25th, 2016, 07:35 PM
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So I still haven't fixed the clunk but I am ordering a full set of front bushings. I'm convinced that the clunk is a bushing or rubber component in the steering linkage. Here's another clue to the riddle. It only clunks when making a full left/right turn when WET. When it's dry out it doesn't clunk. When it rains it clunks.
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I didn't see if you've already checked the radius arms but crank those bolts down tight!
The 2 on the axle end and the big nut on the frame end.
Mine had a terrible clunk for 6 months because some bozo forgot to tighten em good (that would be me)

Mine looked good, had plenty of thread through the nuts, but when I finally went to tighten them they turned another turn or 3 and the clunk was gone.

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Old September 25th, 2016, 08:28 PM
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My radius arm bolts have seized so I'll have to work on them but it looks like the rear driver radius arm bushing is loose because it has visible gaps in it. It is supposed to be compressed, right? What happens if it loose? Could the rear radius arm be causing a clunk noise when turning? It only happens when it's wet which tells me it must be a rubber bushing.

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I didn't see if you've already checked the radius arms but crank those bolts down tight! The 2 on the axle end and the big nut on the frame end. Mine had a terrible clunk for 6 months because some bozo forgot to tighten em good (that would be me) Mine looked good, had plenty of thread through the nuts, but when I finally went to tighten them they turned another turn or 3 and the clunk was gone. .
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My radius arm bolts have seized so I'll have to work on them but it looks like the rear driver radius arm bushing is loose because it has visible gaps in it. It is supposed to be compressed, right? What happens if it loose? Could the rear radius arm be causing a clunk noise when turning? It only happens when it's wet which tells me it must be a rubber bushing.
That is definitely not right.
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