U Bolts

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by cruiserjunktion, Jun 19, 2005.

  1. cruiserjunktion

    cruiserjunktion Cruiserjunktion@gmail.com Supporting Vendor GOLD Star

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    What is the length of my 71 fj40 u bolts?

    I installed a 2" shakle lift and 6* shim. My Ubolts are now too short. The nuts don't cover the studs all the way. I would like 1" longer for for the front and 2.5" longer for the rear. I need a longer set for the rears b/c I will be installing an "add-a-leaf" when the hardtop goes on for winter. My u bolts are on the truck, and I wanted to try to dig some up on the web w/o pulling and measuring
     
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  2. dieseldog

    dieseldog She idles just fine . . .

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    I am pretty certain that SOR stocks and sells longer U-bolts. I would also buy a longer centering pin so that it extends beyond the shim and engages the spring pack too. Very cheap insurance.
     
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    I did install a longer pin.... I will check SOR for u bolts.

    THX
    Mel
     
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    I usually hit a local spring shop for u-bolts. Way cheaper than 4x4 shops from my experience.

    Nick
     
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