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Gap between the nut and the washer/bushing

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Lukass, Jul 9, 2020.

  1. Jul 9, 2020 at 9:49 PM
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    Lukass

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    77DB7F6E-A20D-4026-99DE-B0F0EAA7846F.jpgJust under the locknut, there is a gap between the nut and the washer/bushing, is this ok? Do I need a larger bushing?the coil only has the weight of my truck on it.
     
  2. Jul 9, 2020 at 9:52 PM
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    JaCado

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    Who assembled that coil and shock. Possibly missing parts below the top hat.... ie, a washer and bushing.
     
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  3. Jul 9, 2020 at 9:55 PM
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    I assembled it with all the parts that came in for it, it was a full lift kit, bilstein 5100s
     
  4. Jul 9, 2020 at 9:57 PM
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    JaCado

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    Pretty sure you were suppose to put that washer and bushing under the top hat and reuse your old ones for the top.
     
  5. Jul 9, 2020 at 9:59 PM
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    It didn’t come with new ones
     
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    Hence, reuse old ones.
     
  8. Jul 9, 2020 at 10:13 PM
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    They say it comes with new ones though, :(.
    I got it figured out, I just had a moment of stupidity. :thumbsup:
     
  9. Jul 10, 2020 at 9:07 AM
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    So what, prey tell, was the problem? (There are no moments of stupidity, just temporary lapses in memory)...;)
     
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  10. Jul 10, 2020 at 9:39 AM
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    The bushings were on my old shocks :anonymous:
     

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