might cause the shank of the
bolt to stretch.
specially heat-treated bolt, part number 376125, having dimensions of 3/8"-24 x
3/4", should be used for this
installation. Part number 120369, nut should also be
equipment and personnel is available the cross members may be spot welded
to the frame side members for
Electric arc welding is preferable to acetylene welding for this
the battery carrier, and rear brake hose bracket using bolts having dimension
of 5/16"-24 x 13/16",
part No. 352814. The nut is
listed under part No.
12. To reassemble the front suspension, rear
suspension, brakes and
wheels, reverse the disassembly instructions.
NOTE—It is necessary to
bleed the brakes because the hydraulic
line was opened.
13. Check the frame assembly for alignment; any
corrections needed would be
slight. After the alignment of the frame has been checked,
replace the body bolts
and adjust; reverse chassis
sheet metal disassembly instructions.
installation of a frame side member on the left side of a car is the same as described
for the installation of the
right frame side member, with the following
1. It is not necessary to disconnect the rear
brake pipe, gasoline pipe or
battery and carrier.
2. It is necessary to disconnect the muffler
support bracket, and tail
pipe bracket. Disconnect the
steering gear assembly from the pitman arm, frame side member, and instrument
panel so that the assembly can
be pushed up toward the
absorbers provide a smoother ride for the occupants of a car by dampening
the spring vibrations as the car
passes over irregularities in the road. There are two types of shock
absorbers used on Chevrolet
passenger cars and trucks; single-acting hydraulic and double-acting hydraulic.
The double-acting shock absorbers dampen the motion of both REBOUND and COMPRESSION of the
car springs. The single-acting
shock absorber dampens the
motion of car spring on REBOUND ONLY.
absorbers are standard equipment, both
front and rear on Chevrolet passenger Cars and are special equipment on