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Do I need to lubricate the leaf springs on my 76-year-old Jeep?

My 76-year-old Jeep has leaf springs all round. Should these be lubricated between the leaves or left dry and what is the best way to extend their life?

Asked on 18 January 2019 by DAVID SLACK

Answered by Keith Moody
You need to clean and check these for rust fairly regularly. In terms of maintenance, greasing them will improve the ride and keep them quiet. There's often a sense of pride in Jeep circles that a hard noisy ride is all part of Jeeping. You can either apply lubrication to the faces you can see, or go the whole way and take them apart and grease them.
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