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Old 09-14-2012, 03:58 PM   #1196
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Originally Posted by Zillon View Post
Yep, I've been sorely tempted to go buy something else, but my resale has dropped like a rock.

12.5k trade value. Incredible.

On a related note, I have noticed that when I wash the car, and I spray water into the wheelwells, the clunk quiets down temporarily, which leads me to believe some lubrication is needed to keep things quiet. I'll be using a liberal amount of grease on the bump stops, between the bearing and strut mount, and the strut bearings themselves.
Interesting comment about washing the car. I made the same observation.
When you report back with your results, I will be curious to know how much grease you find on the factory bearings.
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