What size is a shock bolt?

What size is a shock bolt?

Registered. If memory serves, they are 5/16-18. You can take an old one to your local hardware store and they should have a display where you can thread your bolt into a nut gauge to be sure. When in doubt, use grade 8.

What size are Jeep JK shock bolts?

Rear Shock mount:

Item Size Jeep Model Year
[FRAME] Bolt, Hex Flange Head M10 x 1.50 x 25.00 2007 – 2018 JK
[AXLE] Bolt, Hex Flange Head M12 x 1.50 x 70.00 2007 – 2018 JK
[AXLE] Nut, Hex Flange Locking M12 x 1.50 2007 – 2018 JK

What should shock bolts be torqued to?

They need to be torqued very high – 200 ft. lbs. as I recall – can look it up if you want.

How long do shocks last on Jeep Grand Cherokee?

Struts and shocks may need to be replaced anywhere between 50k and 100k miles. If at any time the struts or shocks are leaking, broken, or damaged, they should be replaced immediately.

What size wrench Do I need to remove Jeep doors?

Removing the Doors. Remove the nuts on the bottom of each bolt. At the bottom of each of the two bolts that hold each door on the vehicle, there are nuts that must be removed in order to take the doors off of your Jeep. Use a 13 millimeter socket and wrench to remove these nuts.

What is the lug pattern on a Jeep Wrangler?

For example, all JK Wrangler vehicles (2007-18) have a 5×5 bolt pattern – meaning five lugs with a five inch spacing. Earlier TJ Wrangler models (1997-06) and YJ editions (1987-95) employ a 5×4. 5 pattern.

Do shocks need to be torqued?

Registered. You can replace your struts without a torque wrench but of course it’ll be better to have one. A lot of suspension components on cars aren’t supposed to be much tighter than you can do with your bare hands anyway (IE: no air tools).

Can you over tighten shocks?

By over tightening the shock absorber on the mount, this will excessively squash the bush reducing the amount of flexibility or articulation in the bush. This will lead to premature wear of the bush and possibly breaking the shock absorber eye or stud. Alternately the mounting bracket on the vehicle could also break.

How do I take the doors off my Jeep?

How To Remove the Doors on a Jeep

  1. Disconnect any wiring and cables by removing the footwell under your dashboard or by the b-pillar.
  2. Gently lift the door straps off their hooks.
  3. Remove the door hinge bolt and gently slide the door away from the body.
  4. Store doors in a cool, dry place for safekeeping.