4-31. FRONT AND REAR SUSPENSION - Continued
4-31.2 Springs - Continued
(16) Install U-bolts (13, 14) over axle and spring, and hold in position with spring top plate (9). Check marked
edge is forward and marked face is top. Three different U-bolts are used. Be sure correct U-bolts are
fitted. Ensure spring center rivet is aligned with center hole of spring top plate and center hole of axle
(17) Install washer (11) on each U-bolt thread. Apply five drops of threadlock liquid (item 29, Appendix E) to
each nut (10) and tighten each nut on each U-bolt in turn to gradually pull up the U-bolt. Tighten each nut
to 300 ft lb (410 Nm).
(18) Install shock absorber as detailed in para. 4-31.1. Replace wheel on axle as detailed in para.4-29.1.