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Old April 4th, 2013, 01:48 PM   #1
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Default D70 hub bolts backing out. Please help

Hey guys I have a d 70u rear end that the bolts holding the axle shaft in keep coming out. They loosen up every ride. I cleaned the treads n am using grade 8 bolts. Will studs help? I just ordered 6' of B7 7/16" rod to see if it will fix it. I am using red lock tite also
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Old April 4th, 2013, 01:57 PM   #2
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is it happening to both sides? you sure something isn't bent?

could could always safety wire it, but that would be a PITA.
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Old April 4th, 2013, 02:23 PM   #3
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Both sides. Not bent. I'm going to try studs first. Then I don't know. Do any other hubs fit on a d70u axle?
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Old April 4th, 2013, 03:33 PM   #4
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Dumb question but are you using lock washers? I use grade 8 lock washers with grade 8 bolts, those lock washer bite hard. Never had a problem with flange bolts on my tons or Rockwells, that is weird.

Are the bolts just a shit too long maybe?
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Old April 4th, 2013, 06:17 PM   #5
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Using lock washers n grade 8 bolts. Tried shorter bolts even. Still nothing
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do you have a shoulder on the bolts ? or is it all threaded
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Old April 5th, 2013, 06:39 AM   #7
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I've tried both. I'm thinking studs are my answer. The threads were kinda dirty with silicone n gear lube. Lock tite couldnt set up properly
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