>"Whoever has installed one of these things were you able to get a lot of threads into the nylock nuts on the front most bolts? Seems like those bolts could be a few mm longer "
I believe there were two shim lengths provided (ie. tubular shims). If you have the wrong shims in the wrong place the bolts will turn out to be too short.
"I don't really know, I've been too busy falling down."