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Rear Shock Bolt

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by 84k5, May 30, 2002.

  1. 84k5

    84k5 1/2 ton status

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    Where can I get the bolt that holds the shock to the rear axle? Pep boys and the dealership did not have one big enough. Home depot does not carry automotive grade stuff. Guess I should have checked all the bolts before wheelin/forums/images/icons/blush.gif.
     
  2. Blazinaire

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    What do you mean "automative grade"? Just figure out what size you need, and get either a grade 5 or 8 bolt at the hardware store.
     
  3. driney

    driney 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Try another auto parts store or maybe an ag equipment dealer. My local Car Quest had bolts to fit. Mine was 9/16 but I guess some of them must be metric according to the parts guy.
     
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    Tries Lowes or Sears Hardware, they carry grade 8 bolts.
     
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    My True-Value hardware store has grade-8 bolts in every size imaginable.
     
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    My local Ace Hardware is Grade 8 heaven!. Metric/SAE/Corsethread/fine thread/Grade8 Washers THEY GOT IT ALL! The guy that own's the place just chuckles when I come in. Ask's what I'm doing to my truck now. /forums/images/icons/smile.gif Keeps extra 3/8's in stock for me.
     

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