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Old 01-18-2011, 07:34 AM
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... and it'd driving me nuts. I added a set of running boards which are a huge help, but they are squeeking when the body flexes. These boards are 2x4 reinforced boxed extruded aluminum. Very solid and simple. They mount to an arm that attaches to the cab mounts and have a brace that attaches to the inner rocker. Would a dab of greese help, or maybe something else? My guess is you guys have been here did this. Any thoughts?
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I had the stock OEM step bars, and after a while they were squeaking at every little divet and hole in the road. Go through and double check, make sure everything is cranked down nice and tight, turns out one of my bolts was loose causing all the racket. Best of luck with it!
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I had the stock OEM step bars, and after a while they were squeaking at every little divet and hole in the road. Go through and double check, make sure everything is cranked down nice and tight, turns out one of my bolts was loose causing all the racket. Best of luck with it!
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When you find the culprit, add some thread locker or at least lock washers to all the connections to keep it from happening again. Good luck!
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Could be a broken weld, happen to a friend of mine.
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Use a rubber/heavy foam 'gasket' between metal to metal connections.
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