Missing Bolt or bleader thingy can anyone help

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Missing Bolt or bleader thingy can anyone help

Postby Godspeed128 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:32 pm

Missing Bolt or blender thingy can anyone help This is off the rear axle and it the part that connects all brake lines. The axle has a threaded drilled hole that you attached the brake line fitting to I need the blot it something that attaches it to the axle
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Re: Missing Bolt or bleader thingy can anyone help

Postby sargentrs » Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:10 pm

That's your rear axle vent tube. Jeff's Bronco has them. https://shop.broncograveyard.com/9-Axle ... gICHPD_BwE There's a hole in that brass brake line fitting. The vent tube fitting slides through that hole and threads into your axle housing. Use some thread sealant on it. A rubber hose then connects to the nipple on the fitting and is clipped up on the frame crossmember. The brass fitting is part of your brake hose. https://www.summitracing.com/parts/dhb- ... 100-pickup
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Re: Missing Bolt or bleader thingy can anyone help

Postby Godspeed128 » Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:00 pm

So are you saying there is another rubber hose that connects to the vent tube see photo
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Re: Missing Bolt or bleader thingy can anyone help

Postby sargentrs » Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:34 am

That is correct. It's just to vent the axle housing. Hangs open ended with the other end clipped on the frame up under the bed. Some people just let it hang down or cut it short and let it stick straight up. This photo is for a 2004 but principal is the same.
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Re: Missing Bolt or bleader thingy can anyone help

Postby Godspeed128 » Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:12 pm

Ok that helps a bunch thanks everyone !

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Re: Missing Bolt or bleader thingy can anyone help

Postby basketcase0302 » Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:52 pm

Do yourself a favor guys... :wink:
You'll only be beating your head against the wall one time trying to figure out why your rear axle seals are blowing every year or so. Then you'll find where the dirt dobbers / mud dobbers / black wasps have built themselves a nice nest in your open 3/8" axle vent hose resting peacefully in your frame rail.
Hook up a cheap, (Summit has them / NPD has them / big box auto parts stores have them) vent filter at the end of the line and forget about your axle vent ever failing again for the life of the truck. My water crossings in Florida had me running them up into the cab under the dash, (6 foot canal crossings to get the the hunt camp).
Here's one of the filters:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Universal-Cran ... ZB&vxp=mtr
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Re: Missing Bolt or bleader thingy can anyone help

Postby sargentrs » Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:22 am

Great advice, Jeff! Thanks for the tip. :thup:
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