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body lift question

alright i'm to my cab bolts and it just keeps spinning, i got the rubber peice to stop spinning but the very bottom washer lookin peice keeps spinning with the bolt, is it supposed to? what do i need to do?
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heat it .. pb blaster? impact wrench?
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have you read the how too?

you need to HEAT HEAT those bolts alot. now that they are spinning your in the crap zone..

go buy a Mapp gas torch it works great. heat the dickens out of them then impact them out. gonna need to prob hold the washer now enjoy that
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heat it .. pb blaster? impact wrench?
PB blaster is useless there is Lock tite on the bolts
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you need large channel locks to hold on to the metal rings at the bottom
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i was just spouting things i remembered from the how to
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if you saw my other thread i did heat the crap out of it and its still just spinning
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Yes, Mapp gas in an awesome thing to have.
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gonna need to heat the **** out of it basically burning rubber heat and hold that lower washer
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gonna need to heat the **** out of it basically burning rubber heat and hold that lower washer
yep there a fight to get lose lol but do like stated and its gravy
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yep there a fight to get lose lol but do like stated and its gravy
get someone to hold a backup with large channel locks... use impact wrench
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well the impact i have is a pos and im not going to go out and spend more in parts to install this thing than i bought the kit for, i got 2 of them out and now im having trouble with the front ones..same story heat? or is there a different route?
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I used channel locks and a strong friend
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heat...wait till the bushing starts to smoke or the bolt turns bright red
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My front bolts were the hardest to get out on my truck. My impact would just chatter on those bolts and I have a hell of a good impact. I had to bring out the guns to get those bolts out.
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Yea i had that same problem today! They just kept spinning!
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dude i had the same problem and kept trying heat and impact and they would not come out, just the two front ones. Heat them more!!! lol literally heat them get them so freaking hot the rubber bushings or whatever those things are called literally were melting, when they started dripping from being so hot then I used the impact AND had someone hold channel locks on and it came out. I did the same thing for the other side and it worked, its a pita and smells like crap and a lot of smoke and maybe some deformed mounts, but its the only way
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bcobe any success in the attempt today?
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k update worked on it a little today and heated the livin crap out of the two cab bolts and got those out! :) and i got the nuts off the front ones but they seem to just stay in any spin? if i jus lift the body will these come out or no?
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Awesome dude, doing good
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i don't think they will come out like that but im not sure, i haven't tried
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what should i do to get those off then? the nut is off but the bolt is still through the bushing...Just more heat im guessing? haha
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hold the bushing if it is spinning with the bolt. either a large pair of channel locks or a big pipe wrench as someone impacts it out....heat the bolt first make that sucker red haha then hold bushing and have someone impact out
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what should i do to get those off then? the nut is off but the bolt is still through the bushing...Just more heat im guessing? haha
front 2? no.. the middle bushing is threaded you cant get to it to heat. get a fat friend to sit on the core support/rad support and impact out usually works.. there is other methods being jack up the body and hold the washer or drill out the bolt or tnt
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