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U-Bolt Size?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by BAP_29, Apr 20, 2011.

  1. Apr 20, 2011 at 8:31 PM
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    BAP_29

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    I'm adding a ToyTec 1.5" AAL to the rear and need to replace my U-bolts. I've searched the threads but I can't seem to find a solid answer. Anybody know what I need to look for when I go to the hardware store tomorrow?
     
  2. Apr 20, 2011 at 8:32 PM
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  3. Apr 20, 2011 at 8:39 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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  4. Apr 20, 2011 at 8:42 PM
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    Well Id really like to just pick these up tomorrow if I can instead of having to order them if possible. I guess I might just have to crawl under the truck and try to measure them.
     
  5. Apr 20, 2011 at 8:44 PM
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    OZ-T

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    How much longer than the stock ones do they need to be , my stock ones are in my shop , I could measure them for ya if that would help .
     
  6. Apr 20, 2011 at 8:46 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    generally, replacement U bolts are very long, and are a "Cut to fit" type. However, 1/2" longer than stock is good for an AAL. The most important measurement is the width. IIRC, they are 2 7/8" wide.......
     
  7. Apr 20, 2011 at 8:48 PM
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    I'll go measure the stock ones .
     
  8. Apr 20, 2011 at 8:54 PM
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    Balls ,

    I must have left the stock U bolts at my friends garage , they are not with my other stock crap .

    What an asshole ,

    Sorry OP
     
  9. Apr 20, 2011 at 8:58 PM
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    It's all good man, somebody's bound to find the answer haha.
     
  10. Apr 20, 2011 at 9:00 PM
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    malander That's some tight butthole

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    I didn't replace my u bolts with my 2" aal. Don't know about your aal though, is it progressive?
     
  11. Apr 20, 2011 at 9:03 PM
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    The reason Im replacing is because I tried getting the bolts off 2 weekends ago and they wouldnt budge at all. So Im just going to cut them off and replace them. Most people say to replace them anyways for safety reasons I think.
     
  12. Apr 20, 2011 at 9:37 PM
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    We have a winner !
     
  13. Apr 20, 2011 at 9:39 PM
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    Off topic , but I used your centre pin collar idea when I installed my Dakars on Wed .


    Thank you Anthony
     
  14. Apr 20, 2011 at 9:46 PM
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    no problems? did you have to replace your center pin?
     
  15. Apr 20, 2011 at 9:47 PM
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    Thanks so much man, I really appreciate it!
     
  16. Apr 20, 2011 at 9:56 PM
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    OZ-T

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    My installation was slick , we did it in my mechanic friend's garage , the truck was on a hoist , and we used a transmission jack to support the rear axle while we worked on the rear one side at a time .

    Best news for me is , No Vibes so far .

    I didn't even install the axle shims , but with the pin collar in there , I can easily if I need to later .

    Thanks again .
     
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