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Something Everyone NEED'S to check.

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by i_4x4, May 28, 2001.

  1. i_4x4

    i_4x4 1/2 ton status

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    Something Everyone NEED\'S to check.

    I Just finished installing ORD's 1" body lift. To my surprize I found a few of the body bolt's rusted & corroaded about half way thru, My '85 K5 does't have very much rust a couple of quarter sized blisters. I did not expect the body bolts to be in such bad shape. SO my addvice to those who have not done a body lift or to the one's that have but has been some time ago they should be checked or replaced. I have seen body's seppreate from frame's on roll overs even seen one layed on it's side. Where the bolts failed. Hope this might help someone.

    Later Ed

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  2. thatK30guy

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    Re: Something Everyone NEED\'S to check.

    I think I am going to get to checking my 85 K30's body bolts real soon. I had plans to put in some new polyurethane body mounts anyways. Think I will go ahead and replace all the bolts anyways, just to play it safe. Thanks for the warning! [​IMG]

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  3. CV202

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    Re: Something Everyone NEED\'S to check.

    Thanks for the heads up, I'll slide under soon and check. Maybe a good excuse to replace those mounts w/ poly, hmm...

    Why do people keep calling it a Bronco!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. fad2blk99

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    Re: Something Everyone NEED\'S to check.

    Yeah, I'm gettin a weird noise from the right front corner of my cab. I've suspected a body mount, but now I guess I better get off my a$$ and check it out! Thanks for the heads up! -Tommy
     

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