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UBolt spacers

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by SamSter0077, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. SamSter0077

    SamSter0077 [OP] Happy Camper

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    OK, just installed by TSB AAL, and the U-bolts are NOT long enough. I was able to seat the bolts without using the spacers that were already installed. I have to Tow 400+ miles this weekend, and will probably not be able to replace the Ubolts with longer ones.. do you think that would be a problem?

    Thanks,
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  2. jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    By spacers you mean washers? I think you will be fine. Drive around a little first them tighten them up again.
     
  3. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    If you dont have the bolts fully seated on the threads, its not a good idea to haul/tow anything. Or drive it.....You really need to get the correct size U bolts.
     
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    I have also heard from a few machanics that you should always replace the u bolts when you add a leaf regardless if the stock ones are long enough to re-use.
     
  5. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    4.10 gears, sliders, lots of buttons, and yellow flashing lights on the dash.
    True
     
  6. SamSter0077

    SamSter0077 [OP] Happy Camper

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    They are fully seated with slight thread above the top, but without Washers.
     
  7. jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    I would go for it. But thats just me.
     
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