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Brass bolts and square washers

Discussion in 'Towing' started by ramjm_2000, Mar 22, 2010.

  1. Mar 22, 2010 at 7:31 PM
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    ramjm_2000

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    Just curious, I recently removed my dealeinstalled OEM hitch and bumper. Do the sqaure washers and brass bolts go to the hitch or bumper? Thanks
     
  2. Mar 22, 2010 at 7:34 PM
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    Both sound like something that you'd find on a old horse stable and not a hitch? Brass bolts? huh? Sorry, I'm no help.
     
  3. Mar 22, 2010 at 7:42 PM
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    Those are not Brass bolts If they are gold color they are grade 8 bolts and they go to the hitch. These are high strength bolts so you should be good. But just by freak chance they are Brass get ride of them and go get some Grade 8 bolts to replace them with. You dont want to loose what your towing.:)
     
  4. Mar 22, 2010 at 7:48 PM
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    If there are 6 lines on the head, then they're American grade 8. The equivalant in metric has a 10.0 or something like that on the head.

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  5. Mar 22, 2010 at 7:48 PM
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    Thanks for the info... and yes I know they aren't actually brass :D I assume the sqaure washers go with the hitch as well.
     
  6. Mar 22, 2010 at 7:57 PM
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    I just checked mine and I dont have any square washers just round and they are on the bolt head side. Ive got about 6 bolts per side that go thru the frame and the stock reciever.
     
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