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I had no luck today so Im going back the the shop where I did it and trying again... they dont have torches but they have a heat gun.... would that work?
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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
I know a drunk fat girl at the bar I was just at that would help out... LOL you might get a happy ending after the body lift... hahaha
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Hey my friend just did a b1000 and said they grinded the head of the bolts... Would that work?
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ya I got the nuts off and the bolts stayed in the bushings and they just kept spinning, so I put a jack on the body on just the front corner and qould jack that up to create pressure, use the impackt, let it fal down, jack it up again and again and they eventually ccame out
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are alot of these parts not really used? i'm up to getting ready to lift my body and seems like i have alot of bolts and washers left around?
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also can someone tell me where the auto trans wireloom is on the firewall? i have a 4.0
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Is it the one at the transfer case? or which one

EDIT: Take a look at this....it may help you

http://www.therangerstation.com/tech..._BodyLift.html
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Hey my friend just did a b1000 and said they grinded the head of the bolts... Would that work?
Thats what I had to do for my front bolts.
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its step #8 & #9 in the instructions but i cant find anything on my 4.0
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what good would grinding that head off do? wouldn't the bolt still be threaded through?
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On my bed bolts I used the plasma to get the heads off hahaha
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the shift cable is on the drivers side firewall...clipped on. Black cable. you should see it.
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what good would grinding that head off do? wouldn't the bolt still be threaded through?
Ya i didnt understand that either
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also is it neccisary to drill out the bushings? the bolts are the exact same size just longer.. why would you need to do so?
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oh i see your drilling the threads out of the bushing got it now..lol
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the bolts are longer and the threads in the bushings wont allow for the new bolts to reach threw to the new nuts
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You oooonly drill out the front bushings. Thats it, just those 2
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so only the ones up by the front bumper?
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alright thank you, lol once i figure out how to get them out i'll do that haha
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how nessicary is it to deal with the brake lines? do they strech too much has anyone had problems with theirs before?
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I had no luck today so Im going back the the shop where I did it and trying again... they dont have torches but they have a heat gun.... would that work?
No I dont think the heat gun is going to do it.

I used a small torch from home depot, something you would use on copper plumbing pipes.
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how nessicary is it to deal with the brake lines? do they strech too much has anyone had problems with theirs before?
Are you talking about the drop bracket thing for the e-brake ? I didn't do them on mine. I didn't have any issues,

Do what you think is best, it is your braking system.
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no i'm talkin bout taking the sheet metal cover off? has anyone done their body lift without removing it?
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oh, thing on the frame rail ? I don't want to tell you to not take it off and it end up cutting your lines or something but No I don't think I did that. I can't 100% remember its been a few years and I dont have the truck any more.
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