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Old 12-27-2012, 07:06 PM   #1
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Control Arm bolts?

I have purchased some of the grade 8 replacement bolts for the control arms and such from Northridge. My question is...what is the best way to replace them? I mean, should I remove/replace them with the Jeep on the ground or with it on jackstands(on the frame)?

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Old 12-27-2012, 07:09 PM   #2
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On the ground is a must. Do one arm at a time. TB's

Torque to 125 and done.

Really easy

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Old 12-27-2012, 07:28 PM   #3
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Thanks. I'm putting my AEV lift on tomorrow and just needed to know at which point I should change those bolts.

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Old 12-27-2012, 08:08 PM   #4
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If you are doing the lift don't tighten any of the bolts until your finished. You will want to loosen the uppers as well
After the the lift and all the components are in, give the jeep a good shake.
The point of this is to set all the bushings at the new height. not doing so might cause handling issues and/or stress the bushings.

All CA bolts are 125 except front uppers 75
TB's 125
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Old 12-27-2012, 10:31 PM   #5
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Yep, got it...thanks.

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Old 12-27-2012, 10:42 PM   #6
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Yep definitely do the LCA bolts while the jeep is on the ground.

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