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Hi All,
So i recently installed a winch bar and winch on my patrol. The front sits slightly lower than before as expected. However, since around that point in time the passengers front suspension as developed an interesting creak and dong sound whenever it compresses. Im not too concerned about the creak as i cant hear it in the car. But the springy dong sound can be heard inside. Is it just the spring being miserable with the extra weight on the front or is it something like stuffed up panhard bushes?

The recording can be found at this link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7d1D9nM9cE4&feature=youtu.be

If anyone has any ideas it would be much appreciated,
Thanks,
Jordan
 

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have the springs collapsed at all or coils sitting on top of one another?
 

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It's a single coil and i dont think they have collapsed. It only sagged by bout 5mm at the most.
 

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on top of the springs is a rubber ring that the top of the coil sits on in the chassis, sound like this has worn away and the coil is rubbing metal on metal in the chassis.
 

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Thanks very much, Ill have a look
 

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Replacing my steering box fixed the issue
 
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