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Old 01-03-2016, 08:06 AM   #1
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Front End Clunking, clicking, banging, whistling

I hate noises. Here's what I've done to reduce.
1. Tighten every bolt in the front suspension and frame. Older F-53's loosen up.
2. Shocks loose, just turning bolts 90 degrees may help.
3. Isolate stuff in lower compartments with foam, rags, towels.
4. Hang stuff on compartment walls so they can't rattle
5. Get rid of unused stuff.
6. Loose wheel covers: Put rubber (used inner tubes) between wheel covers and rim.
7. Replace/tighten roll bar bushings.
8. Isolate stuff in inside overhead compartments.
9. Side Window noise: Bottom drain holes, plug all but 1/8". Look for any holes, cavities and plug.
10. Dash rattle: I've even removed screws when plastic attaches to metal. Move wires and brackets around.
11. Grease, oil every moving joint. This helped a stiff suspension once.

What you got to help others?
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Clunking, clicking, banging, and whistling. Sounds like me when I first get up in the morning.
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