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What size nut for 2WD sector shaft?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by dremu, Nov 23, 2005.

  1. dremu

    dremu Officious Thread Derailer Premium Member

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    One of those situations where the parts are not in the same place as the person ... do any of y'all know what size nut the 2WD sector shaft takes, to hold the pitman arm on?

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  2. big83chevy4x4

    big83chevy4x4 3/4 ton status

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    1 5/16"

    did one 3 days ago
     
  3. dremu

    dremu Officious Thread Derailer Premium Member

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    Jeez, that is huge. That's the NUT size, or the WRENCH size? I shoulda been clear ... I gotta buy a new nut, ya see.

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    big83chevy4x4 3/4 ton status

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    thats the wrench size. i believe the thread size is 7/8" but not sure
     
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    55Willy 3/4 ton status

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    it's a 7/8 or 15/16 threaded nut, but it has ASE threads, it's not your standard fastner pitch. i have 4 wrong ones here ( both fine and coarse 15/16 and 7/8)
     
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    dremu Officious Thread Derailer Premium Member

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    Aaargh. Thank you! (PickNPull I go, I guess...)

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    55Willy 3/4 ton status

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    i went through LMC for mine.
     
  8. tRustyK5

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    It's 7/8-14TPI. Still available at GM for about $8-$9. It's not a regular nut, more like a jamb nut (thinner)

    Rene
     
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    I ordered mine through the dealer for around $7 IIRC....ouch!
     
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    Good thing you only need one huh? :D

    I got mine at the dealer too...

    Rene
     
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    No kidding :doah:
     

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