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Old 11-01-2012, 10:36 AM   #1
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Axle Shackles

Check those axles especially the shackles. I have talked to a lot of people about inspecting their axles and a lot do not. I was guilty of that myself until one day I looked at my shackle straps. They were almost totally worn through which is scary to think about what might have happened if one broke. It only took me 2 hours to replace them and only $30 dollars worth parts.
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Old 11-03-2012, 06:54 PM   #2
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And if the shackles are wore the bolts probably are too. The equilizer bushing and bolt should also be checked for play.
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Ur right, we should check them yearly. I do this after dewinterizing. Last year I put in wet bolts which helps reduce with the bushing wear and noise
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