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99-04 front u-bolt size????

Swapping out the springs on the front of my truck, and i'm trying to find new u-bolts to use. Truck currently has a 4" pro comp lift on it, and i'm removing it and going back down to just a leveling kit.

Truck is a late 99. springs have an add-a-leaf so i believe i need 10" or 10.5" long u-bolts, somewhere there about. That's the best meaurement i can get off the one's that are currently on it.

Are the late 99-04 frot u-bolts considered "square" u-bolts, or the "large radius" u-bolts?

And what size are they?

I think the lift has been on approx. 25k-30k miles. Can i just re-use the u-bolts that are on it?

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You can reuse the bolts if there is enough thread left on them. They don't wear out so it will not be a problem.

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I thought since they were torque to yield they stretch?

Or is that just the rears?

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Fronts torque to 110 ftlbs.

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Not TTY. My rear block kit came with new ubolts and they were not TTY either.

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Well heck, didn't realize that. Thought I'd read they were TTY.

Why do people say not to reuse u-bolts then?

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Maybe from a corrosion or damage standpoint! Not really sure.

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Hmmmm, alrighty

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