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New U bolts req'd? Where to purchase?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Fabulous, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. Aug 12, 2010 at 1:54 PM
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    Fabulous

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    I'm adding a Toytec 2" AAL to my 06 D-cab that doesn't have the TSB done...am I going to need new, longer u bolts for the install? If so where do I get em from, as I can't find any on the Toytec site unless they come with a block lift kit?!
     
  2. Aug 12, 2010 at 2:33 PM
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    Cool, thanks buddy. I suppose the 7.5 inchers are the ones I'll need...
     
  3. Aug 12, 2010 at 9:24 PM
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    My toytec AAL didn't come with new u-bolts either. During install I realized I needed longer bolts so I hit up the local 4WP and luckily they had some in stock.
     
  5. Aug 13, 2010 at 9:16 AM
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    I have the 2" AAL from Toytec and i didn't need new U bolts.
     
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    Did you use axle shims?
     
  7. Aug 13, 2010 at 9:19 AM
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    i did have axle shims but i ended up taking them out cause it didn't help the drive line vibrations.
     
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    I didn't need new u-bolts w/o the shims, but when I added the shims I needed longer bolts
     
  9. Aug 13, 2010 at 9:22 AM
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    Ya when the shims were in there the nuts were right at the end of the U bolts. It defiantly wouldn't hurt to get longer U bolts.
     
  10. Aug 14, 2010 at 12:29 AM
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    Whoops, he said something about "a block lift kit", guess I read it too fast.

    That's strange they don't supply Ubolts with their AAL. Send them an email, I bet they could break open a 1"block package for you... but those will be way longer than you need and you'll need to chop then ends off; I ran their 1"block for a while and even with that the Ubolts they supplied were like 1.5" too long.

    Here is a pic with the Toytec 1"block and supplied Ubolts; if you use these with an AAL they will hang down like 5/8"longer... but it only takes a few min to fix that with a cutoff wheel.
    [​IMG]
     
  11. Aug 18, 2010 at 9:46 AM
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    I measured the amount of thread left on the stock u-bolts, and there is 1/2 an inch left past the bolt. How thick ate the 2" AAL leafs? Thought I heard 3/8 of an inch, so I should be good, no?
     
  12. Aug 18, 2010 at 9:48 AM
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