I suggest replacing the bearing plates. I bought mine on Ebay and got 2 for the price of one. Search on Ebay the same guy has more on there. 2 Bearing plates delivered to me was like $50.00 including shipping. These plates were also Gabrial'* # 142226.
Originally Posted by TrueWildMan
Yep, she'* starting to bind up. Driver'* side. Can this be a home repair to replace the bearing? Or will the spring need to be compressed and all that shop crap? What can I do to make it free up some and last longer?