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Old 10-07-2015, 09:07 AM   #1
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Wet bolts?

Just ran across a mention of these. Sounds like an upgrade to the suspension.
What are the advantages? Why would I consider upgrading to them?

(or do I already have them?)
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Old 10-07-2015, 09:15 AM   #2
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Use the search function. Several people have installed them. Usually with good results.
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Old 10-07-2015, 09:20 AM   #3
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I doubt you have them, if you do you would see grease fittings in the end of each suspension bolt. What you have is plastic bushings, nylon I think. Mine were worn thin from the trip from factory to the dealer. Wetbolts come with bronze bushings and you can grease them with a grease gun.

Is it better?

I had a lot of popping noise from the suspension, that is all gone. With the worn plastic bushings my axles were sloppy once I jacked the trailer off the ground. With the wetbolts the axles pivot up or down but not all over the place.

The down side is you have to remember to add some grease where with the plastic bushings you don't.
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They look fairly inexpensive but I'd guess you would need to be careful in ordering the correct diameter and length bolt. https://www.etrailer.com/Accessories...ine/126B2.html
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If you have MoRryde suspension you can call them and get the correct kit.
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Bet that would take out a bunch of the suspension squeaks and simple to get to. Thanks hadn't heard of them but I see another upgrade soon.
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Never lube Bushings

Here: Never Fail Bushings - 9/16" Inner Diameter, 11/16" Outer Diameter - 1-5/8" - Qty 14 Lippert Components Accessories and Parts LC279685
is another option. You just replace the worn nylon bushing with this and eliminate the greasing altogether.
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Here: Never Fail Bushings - 9/16" Inner Diameter, 11/16" Outer Diameter - 1-5/8" - Qty 14 Lippert Components Accessories and Parts LC279685
is another option. You just replace the worn nylon bushing with this and eliminate the greasing altogether.
Those bushings look like a nice addition. But just note that just replacing the bushings does not upgrade the shackles themselves (a wet bolt kit normally includes new beefier shackles).
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Here: Never Fail Bushings - 9/16" Inner Diameter, 11/16" Outer Diameter - 1-5/8" - Qty 14 Lippert Components Accessories and Parts LC279685
is another option. You just replace the worn nylon bushing with this and eliminate the greasing altogether.
This is what I am about to go with (as well as new shackle straps if needed).
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