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Old 08-17-2021, 05:57 AM   #1
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I've got a 95 2wd single cab. Whenever I go over bumps or in my yard, something suspension wise under the truck will clunk around. I was thinking maybe torsions because I recently did some work on the lift & when I raised the torsions up some, the driver side bolt would move freely.
That said, my wheels don't have to be turned. It doesn't have to be in gear. Just whenever the truck rocks, you hear clunking. It did it before spindles & & ball joints were installed. It stopped for about 2 days & now it's been a week & the clunking is back.
What I've done to it so far is
Beltech drop spindles
Nitto drop shocks 2"
New hub bearings
New ball joints
Cut tie rods & recent alignment
4" drop blocks with Monro m812 air shocks
Rear bump stops cut

I've yet to shim the carrier & I noticed on the lift that the drag link arms are worn. Is it safe to say that would be the source?
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Old 08-17-2021, 01:49 PM   #2
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Are you sure it's the front suspension? Check the leaf spring bushings. OR check ALL of the bushings front and back.
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Old 08-17-2021, 02:36 PM   #3
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Do you have a picture of the torsion bolt that you state is loose.
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body mounts can clunk when they break.
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Old 08-17-2021, 05:08 PM   #5
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I checked torsion bolt this morning. It is definitely seated properly, unlike how it was when I had the truck on the lift over the weekend. So that checks out.
I am positive that the drag link/center link is worn. My steering is about 3" sloppy.
I will have a look at body mounts.
I will be working towards a redrill here in the next day or two, so replacing leaf bushings may clear that up?
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