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    Default Leaf spring attachment points

    The drivers side bolt snapped at some point, but luckily the spring was held in with the broken bolts! Replaced the bolt today, but I do not like the looks of things in terms of support. On the opposite side, similar issue...picture describes it all. Basically, new springs were put in last year by the marina--any thoughts on what causes this, or rectifying it?

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    Default Re: Leaf spring attachment points

    If you are taking about the supports at the leading or trailing end of the springs, they are usually shackles (though there are a couple different arrangements. they aren't too hard to find and rarely are they OEM specific.

    If you tried to post a picture, it didn't work.

    As far as cause, if you are talking about the bolt, it could have been a jolt, corrosion, abuse, or an inferior part to begin with....replacement with high quality parts, installed properly, will usually be the best course of action...

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