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U bolts

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by coopertwpk, May 8, 2000.

  1. coopertwpk

    coopertwpk 1/2 ton status

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    What do guys torque youre front U bolts to my manual says 150lb but one snapped the threads right off so off to buy a new one.
     
  2. BIGJ

    BIGJ 1/2 ton status Author

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    I usually go about 125 or 130lbs. I agree that 150 is a bit too much. One of my u-bolts did the exact same thing, snapped before it reached 150lbs. I check them about every two months and re-torque when needed.

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