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Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2006 9:38 pm 
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Location: Newy
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I have read that the fairlane stock suspension is quite squeaky once it gets on in years, and yes mine makes a bit of noise.

But why is thos so, it doesnt seem to do it in non-fairlane models, but from what i have seen on a few sites is that they are notorious for this.

if someone could explain, it would be good, just wanna why it does it.

Not going to bother me a great deal, as i am getting new suspension setup very shortly, but yeah just wanna know.





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Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2006 12:56 am 
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Ride: NC II Fairlane

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couldnt tell you,but mine has a squeak up near the shock rubbers when i apply the brakes and a sort-of wierd scrunching sound going over speed humps.I think its a lack of grease between the rubbers causing it to squeak and scrunch,can be annoying but nothing a few $$$ cant fix.



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Posted: Sat Jul 22, 2006 1:04 am 
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Just the extra weight of the old fairys does it , and puts extra stress on the rubbers.

There is a guy on ebay that does the super low king srings and shockers for our beloved NC Fairy / LTDs and he only charges $590 for the whole set.

Definitely a good investment !



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