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Front Shackles

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Bubba Ray Boudreaux, May 3, 2006.

  1. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

    Bubba Ray Boudreaux 1 ton status

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    Does anyone sell aftermarket shackles using a 7/16" bolt hole for the spring side of the shackle??????????????????
     
  2. 55Willy

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    blackwidow and diy4x should both be ready to help ya.
     
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    mind if I inquire as to why you'd want to do that when people have been known to break 1/2" bolts?
     
  4. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

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    :eek1: :eek1: :eek1:

    Spring bushings are the same size as stock and I really don't want to be messing around trying to find the bushings to jump up a bolt size.......................
     
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    I'm pretty sure that ORD will sell you just the bushings you need, as a separate part. You don't have to buy the whole kit, and it should be fairly inexpensive. I wouldn't want to mess with the stock bolt size. I bent them when I had open diffs and 31's. By the time I went with 36's and wheeled once, they were done for. I don't even like the idea of them in a stock rig.
     
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    I wouldn't worry extremely about 7/16" bolts,(though I would worry too) but you plan to jump don't you? Air under the tires is the hardest on a suspension...
     
  7. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

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    I'm using Grade 12 bolts. No problemo:D
     

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