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how to tighten body lift

hey, i'm trying to figure out a way to re-tighten my body lift bolts.. they're slightly loose and doing the "clank clank" thing when i go over flex spots. i tried using a c-clamp to hold that stupid bottom washer/nut deal. it's the ones in the back of the body on a ext cab 4x4. the washer/nut things have a flat spot but i can't get anything to stick there and jam up so i can tighten them. one man army here so looking for ideas that don't involve get your wife to hold the bottom with pair of giant channel locks...
 
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nothing should be spinning besides the bolt getting tighter. i have had no issues like this with mine
 
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on mine, the bolt threads into a 3 inch wide washer, that has threads in the center of it. that's what the bottom bushing sits on.
 
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call the wife, there is no easier way
 
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Ah well crap. Lol. Afraid she doesn't have the proper equipment to hold on to the thing. I spin it outta her hands everytime lol
 
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I damaged the threads on my rear cab mounts so I just drilled the threads out and put a longer bolt in wi the nut on the inside of the cab and torqued it down. Use a stover or a nylock and red lock tight and you should be ok
 
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Yea may end up like that. Impact don't have access to one. Thanks
 
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