why are these bolts connected on a-arms

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why are these bolts connected on a-arms

Post by ohiohmmwv » Thu Jan 13, 2022 6:38 pm

What is the reasoning behind these bolts being connected on the a-arms?

If I’m correct they’re only in the front upper a-arms and only on the rear of the two brackets on the bottom.
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Re: why are these bolts connected on a-arms

Post by Action » Thu Jan 13, 2022 7:36 pm

Who knows. At least you dont have to hold a wrench on the bolt heads. From memory, i think there are 2 different assemblies. One with longer bolts.

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Re: why are these bolts connected on a-arms

Post by Ted Gates » Sat Jan 15, 2022 6:58 am

Perhaps it is because when a vehicle frame is designed for one gvw and the it gets increased, things bend after the fact and new and improved fastening points have to get added.

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Re: why are these bolts connected on a-arms

Post by ohiohmmwv » Sat Jan 15, 2022 7:11 am

Anyone know for sure how many and what locations these are used in? For a REV build.

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Re: why are these bolts connected on a-arms

Post by Retired War Horses » Mon Jan 17, 2022 10:07 am

It’s to make life easier on the poor fool who has to do an alignment…the heads are buried deep and with a welded backing plate it allows for only a wrench on 1 side. Personally….I would make up those plates and tack weld the bolt head on all of them, especially the rear, makes life about a million times easier for alignment adjustment.
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