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granite hills = fun and carnage

Discussion in 'Plains Region' started by rocko, Jul 28, 2002.

  1. rocko

    rocko 1/2 ton status

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    ouch ric... did you drive it home ? was it okay on the highway?
     
  2. BOWTIE

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    highway driving was a little hairy, as you can see from the pic i tightened the u-bolt as tight as i could and just took my time getting back home.

    we made it back, so all is good /forums/images/icons/grin.gif

    now it's time to get to work... /forums/images/icons/smirk.gif
     
  3. BILLY RAY

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    I did the same thing awhile back. I just drilled the hole a little bigger and picked up some kind off strange aircraft all tread stuff that I used as a stud I still have some and the drill and the tap. You will need to remove the axle and rent a big A$$ drill. Let me know if you want to use what I have. /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif
     
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    man that hurts...i'll have to post some of the pics of my transfer case crossmember when i get a chance...i spent all day today just getting the frame straight again...as for my crossmember...i think its got little wings and a harp.
     
  5. BOWTIE

    BOWTIE 1/2 ton status

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    well for what little wheeling i did out there /forums/images/icons/frown.gif
    there was carnage.


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    sheared the bolts completely off /forums/images/icons/shocked.gif
    anyone have a good method of removing the bolts??? /forums/images/icons/confused.gif /forums/images/icons/confused.gif
     
  6. BOWTIE

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    thanks alot BR,

    i'm gonna try to remove the bolts and if all goes well prolly use studs instead of the bolts.

    if that doesn't work you'll prolly get a phone call. /forums/images/icons/grin.gif /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif
     
  7. BOWTIE

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    well i was able to get these broken bolts out with the use of a Sears #5 bolt extractor.

    all is good. /forums/images/icons/grin.gif /forums/images/icons/grin.gif /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
     

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