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Old 07-29-2014
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Icon2 Where do you get leaf spring bolts? IE: Front bolt

I am replacing my leaf springs, and rear shackles and mounts. The kits I have seen come with the bolt for the rear of the leaf spring but where does one get the front bolt that goes into the front shackle on the truck? I have a feeling that the bolts will need to be cut off or break during the process and I don't want to not have the bolts on hand in case something happens.

Can't seem to find it on rockauto either...

I have a 2.3L 2001 xlt.

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just get a grade 8 bolt and a stover nut, 1/2in bolt i think. but its as simple as taking the old one to the hardware store.
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factory bolts are 9/16 for the rear spring eye and shackle converted from metric

the main eye bolt is 5/8 converted from metric
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