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UBolt spacers

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

  1. Oct 27, 2009 at 6:25 PM
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    SamSter0077

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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?

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  2. Oct 27, 2009 at 6:29 PM
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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. Oct 27, 2009 at 6:33 PM
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    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.
     
  4. Oct 27, 2009 at 6:36 PM
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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. Oct 27, 2009 at 6:42 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    True
     
  6. Oct 27, 2009 at 7:00 PM
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    They are fully seated with slight thread above the top, but without Washers.
     
  7. Oct 27, 2009 at 7:02 PM
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    jdkeller

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    I would go for it. But thats just me.
     
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