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Old 07-11-2015, 04:41 PM   #1
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Bent carriage bolts

Installed airbags on the truck today.

The bottom bracket, that rests on top of the axel, then straps to the the axel using a bracket on the bottom and carriage bolts between the two.

Barely put any torque on them and the carriage bolts bent. ( 2-3 degrees perhaps )

Bought new ones, was extremely careful to stay even and tightened 1/4 turn per side, evenly. Same result.

Anyone else ever noticed or had similar problem?
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Old 07-11-2015, 06:09 PM   #2
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Grade 8 bolts or make up some shims to level it
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