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Im not sure if this is the right section, but i went and test drove a 2001 dodge ram 1500 today. it seemed good, but the front end was squeakin SUPER bad! what would this most likely be? is it a common issue with the dodges?
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4x4 or 2 wheel? But its probebly bushings.
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its 2 wheel drive. how much would those be to change? is it easy to do your self?
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If it is bushings its not really a do it your self I know the control arms need to come off to replace them but if the price is right and you do dicide to do it replace factory sealed ball joints if it hasn't been done yet. But bushings arnt to expensive. Just time consumeing.
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Ok, I got a question then. Is this simething that may be fixed just by greasing? And If not, if i was to get a small suspension lift, that comes with extended control arms, would that be replacing the parts that are most likely causing the squeak?

BTW I am buying the truck today at 2!
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Yes if you get a kit that has new control arms the bushings should be installed as should serviceable ball joints. Sounds like you want to build a monster. Aut to be cool. Post pic of before, after!
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