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post #1 of 52 Old 10-05-2010, 12:49 AM Thread Starter
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Surprise!!! Look what I found.....

So....when I got home after work yesterday, I find this laying in the driveway.



At first, I thought it was a bolt from my wife's car since we had driven it on Saturday. I thought I could have missed it. But I crawled under the truck first to see where it could have come from.

This is what I found.


So....I was a bit surprised by that. I put the bolt back in, tightened up the one that started to back out and checked the other two. One of the other ones had just started to loosen. I am glad that bolt fell out on the driveway instead of while I was driving. If I hadn't seen it, I don't think I would have got under to check the other bolts. Eventually, the shaft would have let go and I don't want to think about what would have happened.


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post #2 of 52 Old 10-05-2010, 12:55 AM
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post #3 of 52 Old 10-05-2010, 01:29 AM
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Wow dude. Was it just the one that fell out?

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post #4 of 52 Old 10-05-2010, 01:36 AM
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lol you just reminded me to check mine again... they have loosend up on me twice now.
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iv'e been able to go under there and take three of those bolts out with bare hands. lol as they get loose you can hear and feel it in your driveline.
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Driving the ol' chebbie to work today and checking mine tonight! Thanks for the post. Dang!

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Damn, good thing you found that. Uhhhhh I think I will be checking mine as well.


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