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CB drop install help

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by VooDoo, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. Aug 2, 2011 at 9:40 AM
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    I'm installing my OME cb drop purchased from toytec and have a noob question.

    The kit comes with the spacer, bolt, flat, and locking washer.

    I'm having trouble finding out what order the spacers should go in.

    Should the flat washer be the one closest to the ground? (the first one touching the bolt head) or should it be the locking?

    thanks in advance!
     
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    I don't have experience with that particular kit, but I know that in general you always want the lock washer between the load and the bolt head/nut. So you want the lock washer to be the one up against the bolt head.

    Hopefully someone with first hand experience can either confirm or correct this.
     
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    Thanks for the info :thumbsup:
     
  6. Aug 2, 2011 at 10:59 AM
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    In general, I believe the lock washer goes on the NUT side. The bolt head is already "locked" to the bolt.
     
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    True, I would put the lock washer on the nut side in that situation. But when you are putting a bolt into a threaded bracket to where there is no nut, I would want the lock washer on the bolt head.
     
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