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Ok not that this hasnt been asked already.

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by burnt_tohst, Jun 24, 2000.

  1. burnt_tohst

    burnt_tohst Newbie

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    I know this is a common question. Blame the newbie!!!!!! How in the world do I get the top off. I read and tried to use the info in the posts. The two rear bolts on my Jimmy are some sort of star looking pieces of sh**. I have an '88 Jimmy.
     
  2. laketex

    laketex 3/4 ton status

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    Those would be torx head screws. Go to your local sears, and invest in a 10 buck set of torx wrenches. Take all the other bolts out. lift up with your back, have friend set 2x4s between the sides and cap so yall can get a handhold then grab it on both sides and walk it off. Set it behind the house and cover it up with lots of crap. Go topless year around, it's the cool thing to do.

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  3. James90

    James90 1/2 ton status

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    dont forget about the hiden bolts they can fu@k you up

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  4. Adrock

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    it might also be a good idea to moisten the gasket between the top and the bed rails with some WD-40. just in case, it might be all dry and nasty and get stuck to the body and rip, which would be bad i guess. just a suggestion.

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  5. BlazerGuy

    BlazerGuy 3/4 ton status

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    You can also use a Allen wrench for those torx screws.

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  6. jimmyjack

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    Like Adrock says moisten the seal, I use 409 cos it doesnt leave any oil. Then replace the torx with regular bolts.
     
  7. laketex

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    Allen wrench? Yeah you can also use a flat head screwdriver as a phillips too, but you strip those heads out and you'll be hating it. Get the torx set, chances are you'll find some more torx stuff on your truck as time goes by. Personally, I like using torx for mounting stuff in my truck, since most common theives don't know what to do with it...

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