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u bolts

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by kinkrider101, Dec 11, 2009.

  1. Dec 11, 2009 at 4:28 PM
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    kinkrider101

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    what do you guys use to get the bolts loose.
     
  2. Dec 11, 2009 at 4:31 PM
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  3. Dec 11, 2009 at 4:31 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Wrench....
     
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  5. Dec 11, 2009 at 4:36 PM
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    kinkrider101

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    im going to try to put in a aa. I have no tools i have a socket wrench and all those wrenches. will i be able to get it off with a socket
     
  6. Dec 11, 2009 at 4:37 PM
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    chris4x4

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    You should.
     
  7. Dec 11, 2009 at 4:39 PM
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    Got mine off just fine with a socket and ratchet
    ...
     
  8. Dec 11, 2009 at 4:41 PM
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    ok thanks and if i get the tsb aal without having the tsb done, do i have to cut it or anything
     
  9. Dec 11, 2009 at 4:42 PM
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    Nope.
     
  10. Dec 11, 2009 at 4:44 PM
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    kinkrider101

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    thanks im going to try to install the aal and the rear shocks, and i might take the coilovers to the shop
     
  11. Dec 11, 2009 at 4:47 PM
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    The rear is easy as hell...the front is a bit more complicated cause you have to compress the new coils and stuff...I helped a buddy and it was a pain, but worth the saved money...Just be carefull...Chris4x4 broke his damn hand on accident a few months ago :eek:
     
  12. Dec 11, 2009 at 4:48 PM
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    Yeah....But that was while working on a set that wasnt install right. :eek:
     
  13. Dec 11, 2009 at 4:49 PM
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    yea i know...them bastards :mad:
     
  14. Dec 11, 2009 at 4:52 PM
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    when i put the u bolts back on do i need to use a torqe wrench or the same socket
     
  15. Dec 11, 2009 at 4:53 PM
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    you should use new u-bolts torqued to 87 ft/lbs
     
  16. Dec 11, 2009 at 4:53 PM
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    I used a ratchet with a long handle to get a good bite on em and tightened the hell outta it :)
     
  17. Dec 11, 2009 at 4:54 PM
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    You can use stock...i mean the same ones
     
  18. Dec 11, 2009 at 4:55 PM
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    ok thank you how is the bup stop uninstalled?
     
  19. Dec 11, 2009 at 4:57 PM
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    Actually, you really shouldnt re use U bolts. You "can", but its not advisable.
     
  20. Dec 11, 2009 at 5:01 PM
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    chris4x4

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    When you remove the U bolts, it comes right off.
     
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