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Old June 14th, 2010, 09:23 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by GREASYHANDS View Post
My Jeep is rusty enough that I was able to remove my carpet and place my hand inside the "frame" the welded nut is not in there its between the uniframe and spring bracket

How does cutting the spring apart get the bolt out easier or allow me to use heat on the nut?
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Originally Posted by GREASYHANDS View Post
Tried this already. Bolts seem to be frozen in the bushings. I think a sawzall will be my freind to get them out but I still need to replace the nut obviously
If you cut the spring off the bushing and take the bushing off the sleeve, you can then open up the sleeve and remove the bolt without having to sacrifice the captured nut or bolt.
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