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3" bl Install problem

Discussion in 'Modified Explorations!!' started by metstalker, December 23, 2004.

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      metstalker Active Member

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      alright i so far have removed the seats bumpers and was getting to the body mounts to spray them but i seem to have a problem with the one under the gas tank i cant even get a finger on the nut does any one have a suggestion on how to access the bolt with out removing the gas tank?

      any help will be appreciated

      P.S. I will be removing the bolts tomorrow morning
       
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    3. bitchinexplorer

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      i think your talking about the one behind the backseat....go look behind your backseat and move it foward, and u will see a little black rubber piece, take that off and there u go, thats the nut. just remove that and take out the bolt. let me know if thats the one your talking about.
       
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      no im talking about the other end of the bolt. i have already found all the heads of the bolts now all i need is the nut part of that bold described above
       
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      on the bottom, i didnt even use a backup, i just undid the ones on top and it worked, try that and see.
       
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      did you slide a new nut under the bolt to fasten too
       
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      nope. just used thread locker.
       
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      so you did not use the new nut that fits on the new bolt or is there a nut that fastens to the bolts?
       
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      what secured the other end of the bolt what did it screw into
       
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      i didnt use the new nut, i just used the new bolt and ran it through the stock nut on the bottom, itll work fine. just remember, use threadlock. u dont want ur lift rattling off.
       
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      that stock bolt secured it.
       
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      also, youll have to cut a new slot in your rear bumper or custom fab some. i got finished with mine late and all i had left was the rear bumper and i said screw it cause i wanted to get it done and i welded it on. and im not sure if the instructions say it but, dont remove your backseats, theres no need.
       
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      alright now that that is settled how were you able to get your finger in to make sure that the nut was secured on the bolt (with the mount that is under the gas tank)
       
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      just put threadlock on the bolt and used an impact till it was tight as it can be.
       
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      how did you slide the lift block on top of the stock mounts ( which angle and direction did you attack it from)
       
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      used drill collars and put them on the jack, and went through the side i think.
       
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      i still dont understand how you fit the new bolts on the old nuts they are a different size
       
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      mine were the same, what kit are u using?
       
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