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another shackles bolt size question... does anyone else understand this?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by muddysub, Sep 10, 2002.

  1. muddysub

    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    okay, hill 4wd sells shackles with 7/16" and 1/2" holes in them. i ordered the 1/2 inch cuz that's what i had (supposedly) i get them and they're 7/16", /forums/images/icons/mad.gif kinda mad but no biggie. i drill them out to 1/2" and the bolts aren't even close to fitting. so i work on it and nothing, my dad grabs the bolt from me and puts it in his bolt size thingy and it's 5/8" WTF? /forums/images/icons/shocked.gif does anyone know why my lower front shackle bolts are 5/8"? and why doesn't hill 4wd sell 5/8" shackles? has anyone seen this before? /forums/images/icons/confused.gif /forums/images/icons/confused.gif
     
  2. nvrenuf

    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    I didn't realize the bolts were that big but I did notice the change. I found this out while putting lifts on a 91 Blazer and a 90 Suburban.

    What year is your truck?
     
  3. muddysub

    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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