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Quick!!!!What size are shock bolts?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by outlaw612, Jul 10, 2002.

  1. outlaw612

    outlaw612 1/2 ton status

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    Im designing my new mounts on Autocad and need to know what size hole for the upper and lower mounts.
     
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    Nevermind, I got it.
     
  3. thatK30guy

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    Just for anybody elses info:

    The front shocks use 1/2" bolts.

    Rear shocks use 9/16" bolts. /forums/images/icons/wink.gif
     
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    Why does the general use 9/16" bolts everywhere? That's so gay....they're so hard to find. I have to pay almost $3 for each of them at Napa.
     
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    I know what you mean. /forums/images/icons/frown.gif

    I go to True Value for all my nuts and bolts needs and they don't even stock 9/16" stuff at all.

    They say its not a common size. Bull crap! I use 9/16" stuff all the time!! /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif

    I told them to stock up on this size as I would be their favorite customer if they did. /forums/images/icons/wink.gif
     
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    Damn, I goto Wilco farm store here in oregon and can buy 9/16 like crazy...sells for .10cents a pound (they sell at bulk price. very cheap, even grade 8 stuff
     
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    Ive went to Fastener stores and they dont even carry 9/16 bolts much anymore. They say theyre an automotive size and since most auto went to metric, there isnt much of a demand.
     

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