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Old 07-29-2012, 09:25 PM
crs5 crs5 is offline
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Default question bout u bolts and aal

i was planning on adding a leaf and thought i read somewhere to not reuse the existing u bolts. cant find that info again. is that true, should i get new u bolts if i aal?

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Old 07-29-2012, 09:31 PM
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Default Re: question bout u bolts and aal

its a good idea to get longer ones if needed.. but if theyre good ubolts and still safe to use then go for it.
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Old 07-29-2012, 09:49 PM
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Default Re: question bout u bolts and aal

The idea is that they stretch. The stretching also helps to hold the nut from twisting off. You should be fine but might want to tighten more than stock specs. In affect, re-stretch them.
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Old 07-29-2012, 10:15 PM
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Default Re: question bout u bolts and aal

I had a shop build longer ones when I did mine just to make it easier it only cost around $40 for all 4 u bolts so it was pretty cheap also
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