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Unread 06-21-2010, 09:10 AM   #1
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Shackle bolt size??

I will soon be installing a Rubicon Express 4" lift into my 93 yj. I am going to replace the bushings at the top of the shackle where they bolt into the frame since they are 17 years old and disappearing(rotting) away. I plan on putting new bolts in. What size should the bolts be?

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Unread 06-21-2010, 09:16 AM   #2
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1/2" x 4" grade 8
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it bolted right up, except one bolt but i didn't need it anyway
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Unread 06-21-2010, 09:20 AM   #3
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The actual measurement is from the shoulder to the end of the threads, so make sure you get the correct length fasteners.
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Unread 06-21-2010, 07:14 PM   #4
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Thank you both for the quick replies.
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Unread 06-21-2010, 07:28 PM   #5
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Yeah, just one quick side note. I just did this when I put new shackles on my Jeep, the 1/2"x4" is the right size with stock shackles, which I am assuming you are using, but I had to get 1/2" x 5" because my new shackles are 3/8" thick, and I used washers on each size with a lock washer.
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it bolted right up, except one bolt but i didn't need it anyway
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