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best way to get body mount bolts out?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by k30gambi, Apr 26, 2004.

  1. k30gambi

    k30gambi 1/2 ton status

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    I've read and heard you shouldnt use an impact because it can break loose the fixed or welded nut on the other side then you have to cut a hole in your cab. Any suggestions, I just have to do one so I'm thinking of going for it. /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif /forums/images/graemlins/ears.gif
     
  2. dhdescender

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    I've broken the nut with a regular wrench...so its your call, it all depends how rusty it is.

    You can't get it with a regular socket wrench or breaker bar?
     
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    84_Chevy_K10 Banned

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    I think the impact gun is your most likely chance at removing them without breaking them.

    I still broke one of mine though.
     
  4. Ryan B.

    Ryan B. 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Second gen guys eh? I just used a breaker bar when i did my buddys second gen body mounts... That was fun. /forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif

    On my first gen, grind off the head of the carriage bolt. Use a center punch and pound all the bolts out through the bottom. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    amen brother!!! /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif /forums/images/graemlins/hack.gif /forums/images/graemlins/weld.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grind.gif
     
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