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question on u bolts

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by jnix7, Apr 3, 2010.

  1. Apr 3, 2010 at 9:07 PM
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    jnix7

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    Just wondering if i need longer u bolts when i do an aal? I have the 3 spring w/out tsb. The aal's will be 2 inches. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Apr 3, 2010 at 9:09 PM
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    SurfInferno

    SurfInferno Dont be stupid, its not smart.

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    yea you will...make sure they fit correctly. Installed my aal and 3 of the 4 fit...aka road block
     
  3. Apr 4, 2010 at 12:43 AM
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    nvdeserted

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    You might be able to re-use them but it is recommended to use new bolts. As long as the threads aren't mangled on your current U-bolts I'd probably reuse them. But then again it would suck to put on the AAL only to find your Ubolts are too short.
     
  4. Apr 4, 2010 at 12:45 AM
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    only_K

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    i just used the same u-bolts. theres only one thread showing though, but i dont mind.
     
  5. Apr 4, 2010 at 6:33 AM
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    Janster

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    I'd highly recommend using new u-bolts.

    If you use the original u-bolts, you should check them regularly to make sure they're staying tight. Used ubolts don't always stay tight like new ones do. If you don't check them, they can cause more damage in the long run (broken centerin pins, & leaf pak coming loose).
     
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