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1" & 3" Body Lifts General discussion of body lifts for the Ford Ranger.

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Old 07-11-2012
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Cutting Bolts

Hey Guys, I'm pretty sure that i have to resort to cutting two seized body mount bolts to get them off. They are stuck 90% of the way down and won't thread forwards or backwards. I'll prolly end up replacing the bushings as well. Has anyone cut theirs off when doing their body lift? thoughts?
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Have you tried heating up the bolts yet?

Heat will make the metal expand and you should be able to turn them.
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yea i tried but my torch is just a butane one, doesnt get them red hot so it only works to a point.
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I ended up finally getting air tools and impacting them off. It was a process but it never came down to cutting them off. It's a good thing too because that would mean I would have wrecked all the body mount bushings as well.
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