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I added both upper and lower non adjustable arms and an adjustable panhard last weekend. I definitely feel a handling difference. However, it creaks like no tomorrow. Where did I go wrong???
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Did you grease all the joints? Inside the bolt holes as well as the zerks fittings?
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I appreciate the info. Nowhere in the directions does it mention this.
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You can use regular white lithium grease on them. When I ordered my stuff from Spohn I just paid the extra $15 for the tube they carry. It'll last a lifetime as you need very little grease to keep the urethane lubricated.
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I also bought the grease from Spohn. I removed the bolts and greased them and the zerks fittings. It lasted a few days and is creaking again.
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The joys of poly bushings. I believe you will need to continue greasing the fittings and bushings often.

You did lube the entire fitting, inside and out and all around the sides of the bushings?
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Ditto. I was afraid of that. Thanks for the info.
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Thanks for the info I have been looking for a adjustible panhard for a while now. After looking at their site it looks as though you can buy a special tool to adjust the bushings maybe take them apart and lub them up and put them back together and see what u have. I think that would cure you problem
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Use the sticky clear grease from Energy Suspension. It's the only way to go with urethane bushings. It's nasty stuff to put on.

http://www.summitracing.com/int/part...1104/overview/

Or for a grease gun:
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Thanks. I will look into it.
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