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what size bolts hold the springs in?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by RootBreaker, May 1, 2004.

  1. RootBreaker

    RootBreaker 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    i just put my new 6" front leafs in and i cough... cough... put a small cough cough... bolt in the back cuz it was smaller than the one I took out. Seems that my other leafs had the same size bolt on front and back and on the new ones the front ones are bigger than the back ones.... what size is the back ones????
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  2. GMCLegacy

    GMCLegacy 1/2 ton status

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    7/16 fine thread IIRC
     
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    now with alot of mouth talk'n i recall my 1\2 chevy rear spring bolts are 9\16ths and the front of the front spring bolts are 9\16ths but the rear of the front spring bolts are 7\16ths. /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
  4. 84_Chevy_K10

    84_Chevy_K10 Banned

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    Front springs:

    Main eye, 9/16"
    Shackle bolts, 7/16"

    Rear springs:
    All locations, 9/16"

    Keep in mine that 9/16" is not a standard size so they're somewhat hard to come by.
     

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