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U-bolts??

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by chevy_mud_84, Jan 15, 2006.

  1. chevy_mud_84

    chevy_mud_84 Registered Member

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    im putting 3/4ton axles in my truck, and i know what size u-bolts i need for the rear 14ff, so would the front u-bolts be the same as the rear or no? cuz i plan on getting them tomorrow.
     
  2. colbystephens

    colbystephens 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    the fronts are not the same. odds are you can just use your stock bolts for the front end unless you're doing a lift b/c it's a 1/2 ton front end - but that depends on the year of the truck you're getting the gear from. check out this link - i asked the same question some time back, and the responses i got were accurate. http://coloradok5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=155145&page=2 hope it helps!
     
  3. muddybuddy

    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    1/2 ton ubolts are the same a 3/4ton u bolts fo rthe front. and actually they work on the left side of the d60 as well. the right side is alot bigger tho, and has the studs too
     
  4. trailblazr81

    trailblazr81 1/2 ton status

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    What year is the truck. Ive had experiences where older front axles and newer front axles had different size tubes and the u bolts wouldnt swap. Im talking like 73 vs. late 70's. Seen it on 1/2 and 3/4 ton.
     
  5. chevy_mud_84

    chevy_mud_84 Registered Member

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    the 3/4 ton axles are out of an 85, and the 1/2tons in mine are 78.
     
  6. ProJunkRacing

    ProJunkRacing 1/2 ton status

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    buy mine got all of them plus 2 new spring plates
     

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