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Series 3 U Bolts On Axle

Discussion in 'Series Land Rovers' started by Landrover77, May 22, 2020.

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  1. Landrover77

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    Hi Landrover team,

    piecing together my Series 3 Petrol SWB,

    Have looked through parts book & Manual but no answers,

    So.... Do I Need washers on the U Bolts on the Axle Spring set up - i use parabolics

    many thanks

    S
     
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    Got none on mine.
     
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  5. Landrover77

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    thanks all... will carry one as planned.
     
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    scottonthefen Well-Known Member

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    a lock washer on each u-bolt that you bend the tabs over on (i.e. each pair of nuts), or nyloc nuts.
     
  7. John S

    John S Well-Known Member

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    X1 the nuts are nylon. The important thing is to torque them correctly. It’s very easy to over torque and strip the thread, which at that point in the job is a bummer, back to square one.
     
  8. Landrover77

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    thanks all, will torque up without the washers as using nyLocks
     
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