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Old 08-30-2013, 08:11 AM   #1
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Default New LCA's - Did you reuse your bolts?

Installing new LCA's next week. Ford recommends changing the bolts and nuts and I was quoted $78 for the set at the parts department - ouch. Depending on how hard these are to get unmounted, wouldn't loctite and reuse do the trick?

i have read that many of this forum members have changed out LCA's. Most threads I researched don't mention the hardware.

So what did you do?
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Old 08-30-2013, 03:34 PM   #2
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I reused mine. A little loctite and no problems this far.
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Old 08-30-2013, 04:39 PM   #3
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The relocation brackets I used came with new bolts for the rear part of the LCA, but I reused the front bolts. Loctite is awesome.
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