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Stupid u-bolt question

Anyone know what size u-bolts you use on the passenger side housing of a front wagoneer D44. I just installed it, but have no clue what size to get to fit aroung the housing. Also, what did you use for a spring plate??? Thanks

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Re: Stupid u-bolt question

well i made my own spring plate.. not too hard if you have access to a drill press.. not sure about the u bolt size.. i would have to measure it.. hold on.. ill take my a$$ out and measure it.. jeesh.. you know how cold it is here... hehehe..
ok.. i got 3 1/2" ubolt.. about 9" in length..

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Re: Stupid u-bolt question

Thanks jeepgod. I hope you didn't freeze your cogones off. How thick of steal did you use for the plate? I heard that 1/4" will bend to easily. Thanks again.

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Re: Stupid u-bolt question

well i used some 1/2".. way plenty thick enough.. but 3/8" would suffice.. i just had the thicker stuff lying around..

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Re: Stupid u-bolt question

I was just on the Currie site, and was thinking of buying those Heavy Duty Spring Plates, but they only list a 2 and a 2 1/2. Would the 2 1/2 work with my axle???

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Re: Stupid u-bolt question

sounds to me like the 2" and 2 1/2" is referring to the spring width not u-bolt diameter.

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