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Old 09-11-2005, 01:50 AM
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My dad was going to put a two inch body lift on his '87 GW from BJ's, but the body mounts are just turing. Any tips and secrets on how to get the out? We had this problem on a 1977, but is was junk and we just need the frame, so we hole sawed the floor pans.
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Old 09-11-2005, 01:56 AM
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yup cut an access hole over the bolt, torch the captive nut off and repalce with a nut and bolt and neversieze them, so next time............maybe they will come off.
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Old 09-11-2005, 02:20 AM
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Thanks!
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Something you might try first is to drill a small hole from the bottom up beside the bolt. Insert a small screw driver or awl/punch against the nut. This may prevent the nut from turning and allow you to remove the bolt. Repeat for re-assembly.
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Old 09-11-2005, 02:51 AM
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Something you might try first is to drill a small hole from the bottom up beside the bolt. Insert a small screw driver or awl/punch against the nut. This may prevent the nut from turning and allow you to remove the bolt. Repeat for re-assembly.
unless the mounts are completly gone this would be imposibl,besides they areprobly rusted solid.
cut the floor it's what i did
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Old 09-11-2005, 05:28 AM
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The GW is very solid, it was from Oklahoma and we bought it North Carolina.
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I broke off 3 body mount bolts on my Cherokee, Arizona rig. Rusted solid.
My J10 2 broke off, same thing, Virginia rig.

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Old 09-11-2005, 10:47 AM
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I broke off 3 body mount bolts on my Cherokee, Arizona rig. Rusted solid.
My J10 2 broke off, same thing, Virginia rig.
Yep, even on "rust free" Texas rigs, they do the same thing. Looking at that design, all I can ever think is "What were they thinking?" I I cut an entry in the floor pan and use regular bolts but use a big washers on the body side to help spread the load. When I took the body off the wag I built my choptop from, it literally took a full day just to address the spinning body nut issue. I have no clue why the did not just weld them in and for get about that cheesy sheetmetal retaining box that hardly never holds the nut.
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