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Front wheel weight

Postby Dusty B » Mon Aug 03, 2020 6:36 am

What is the correct bolt size for mounting front wheel weights?
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Re: Front wheel weight

Postby Cub-Bud » Mon Aug 03, 2020 6:46 am

1/2 x 1 3/4 carriage head bolts, according to my parts book.
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Re: Front wheel weight

Postby Dusty B » Mon Aug 03, 2020 8:18 pm

Thank you!!
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Re: Front wheel weight

Postby inairam » Tue Aug 04, 2020 6:29 am

if you double up use 2 short and 2 long bolts. The manaul lets you use just two bolts when double up in the back.
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Re: Front wheel weight

Postby MilGunsmith » Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:14 am

I just put a pair on the front and used 1/2"x 2" bolts as there were no 1 3/4" bolts available. With washers the threads only stick out about an 1/8" past the nuts.


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