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Old 11-07-2010
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help on tbars

well last night i cranked my tbars..i still have room to go but i accidently rounded the pass. side adjustment bolt...i need to know how to get it out and where to get another one
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You can get a set of theses Sears: Online department store featuring appliances, tools, fitness equipment and more

Or if you have access to a welder weld an old socket or a longer bolt to the one that is rounded off.
The heat from welding will usually loosen up any binding caused by rust or galling
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Should of heated them up from the get go....they crank so much easier when the lock tite is melted

I'd do what ted said to get em out though
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Seriously the tbar bolts suck nuts. They shoudl've used a stronger metal because mine are rounded also.

Let's just put it this way, next time i **** with tbars im gonna remove em permanently.
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mine was bent when i bought the truck and i heated them to remove and i still broke the ****er off. what a joy that was to replace.



and get them from any ford dealer
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