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As many of you may know by now i was installing a body lift with Pedro yesterday. The bed was great it was super lights. then we get the the rear cab mount and it spins but then applied heat till the stock lock tite boiled. The driver front core support was NOT spinning but some how Pedro man handled the breaker bar and snapped a grade 10.9 Bolt idk how but here is what got accomplished lol. so i fixed the mount for the time being until i have to totally taken out. In the spring ill do the Lift.





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Haha the lock tite legit boiled and f*ck that bolt lol the snap on and new coming IR will be in my possession next time too

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youre supposed to heat them up, how we did mine. they were frozen just the same. use a torch, heat em up, spin em out.
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youre supposed to heat them up, how we did mine. they were frozen just the same. use a torch, heat em up, spin em out.
it wasn't frozen and believe me, everything was heated up if you read. locktite literally BOILED you could hear it and dave set his bushing on fire lmao

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youre supposed to heat them up, how we did mine. they were frozen just the same. use a torch, heat em up, spin em out.
it wasn't frozen and believe me, everything was heated up if you read. locktite literally BOILED you could hear it and dave set his bushing on fire lmao
They were more than heated. Glowing bright red and came out with ease with myself applying the heat. The core I guess we were doing it wrong and it broke
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Freakin' Pedro... ALWAYS breaking shyt.

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So where'd you two end up doing the lift? Outside?
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Damn.. that sucks!
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Oh good grief. A half *** lifted truck. I love this place.
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youre supposed to heat them up, how we did mine. they were frozen just the same. use a torch, heat em up, spin em out.
it wasn't frozen and believe me, everything was heated up if you read. locktite literally BOILED you could hear it and dave set his bushing on fire lmao
Never heard a bolt boil like that. Got me a lil nervous with how close the fuel lines are. Hahah
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I can't believe, with the issues your truck has.
You thought, "Oh hey, that'd be awesome with a BL".
I wonder man, i wonder.
Pedro, how much you bench, lol.
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LOL. Did I miss somewhere the part where you decided NOT to get rid of your truck?
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So did you put the bed back down? Or are you rolling like Trent with Bed up cab down? lol

Nice work Pedro!
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Oh good grief. A half *** lifted truck. I love this place.
Lol. Keep at it Dave, you'll get it.
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I can't believe, with the issues your truck has.
You thought, "Oh hey, that'd be awesome with a BL".
I wonder man, i wonder.
Pedro, how much you bench, lol.
in this case it would be how much weight i do seated rows with lol
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So did you put the bed back down? Or are you rolling like Trent with Bed up cab down? lol

Nice work Pedro!
lowered it down
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Does anything on your truck not break when you touch it? :)
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So did you put the bed back down? Or are you rolling like Trent with Bed up cab down? lol

Nice work Pedro!
Hahaha Pedro said "we can take it off useless u wanna be like Trent and drive around and let the cab soak for a month"
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I beginning to think. Lol.

That bolt was on there I though my shoulder has gonna dislocate. But he man handled it and it snapped.

My pay to have it done.
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Don't pay to have it done unless you love burning through money. A shop would quote you 8-10 hours of labor...good chunk of change.

The two front core support bolts were the hardest to get loose on mine too. Took a lot of PB Blaster, heat, and patience...but we finally got them out. One person used a big *** pair of channel locks to hold that metal washer, while another person wrenched on the bolt.
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Don't pay to have it done unless you love burning through money. A shop would quote you 8-10 hours of labor...good chunk of change.

The two front core support bolts were the hardest to get loose on mine too. Took a lot of PB Blaster, heat, and patience...but we finally got them out. One person used a big *** pair of channel locks to hold that metal washer, while another person wrenched on the bolt.
My bushing wasn't spinning. Pedro snapped the friggen bolt lmao grade 10.9. But it's going in Monday and it's only costing me $350.
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350s not bad
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When did you decide to keep the truck?
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When I found out I'd have rediculous payments.
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My bushing wasn't spinning. Pedro snapped the friggen bolt lmao grade 10.9. But it's going in Monday and it's only costing me $350.
Not bad at all.
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My bushing wasn't spinning. Pedro snapped the friggen bolt lmao grade 10.9. But it's going in Monday and it's only costing me $350.
Not bad at all.
Exactly. Plus I'll have a rental for a day or two, so I can look foward to driving the fiat or smart car! I just wanna rent one to see if they are fun and what not.
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