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Old May 21st, 2011, 10:40 AM   #1
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Help in Spring Lake ASAP!!

Broke a trac bar bolt last night, and can't get the broken bolt out to replace it, just wondering if there is anyone in the area that could come out and help, or work some magic for me lol. Something that would really help would be a portable air compressor, and an air hammer/chisel. I kinda need the Jeep tomorrow, I have some cash, I also have some Beer if you would like to take that.
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Old May 21st, 2011, 10:51 AM   #2
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Go to Sears or Lowes and get some of these.
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Old May 21st, 2011, 10:52 AM   #3
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You will need them as long as you own a Jeep.
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Old May 21st, 2011, 10:55 AM   #4
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yes, but its got a nut(rounded) on the back side so its just in the bushing, but it seems to be seized in the bushing, so easy outs wont really work..

been using a BFH but my Knuckles are taking a brake
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Old May 21st, 2011, 10:56 AM   #5
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Are you using heat with that BFH?
Also... Chances are you will need a new bushing anyway.
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Old May 21st, 2011, 10:59 AM   #6
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no was thinking about it though. how much are the new bushings and is it something I could get at autozone or advanced?
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Old May 21st, 2011, 11:00 AM   #7
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That i dont know.
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Old May 21st, 2011, 11:09 AM   #8
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Old May 21st, 2011, 11:17 AM   #9
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1) Call Advanced(etc) and see if they have the bushing.
(either way its broke and has to come out of there now)
2) Cut that nut off there with a cut off wheel
3) Heat and hammer that SOB

That is one of the most common broken bolts EVER.
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Old May 21st, 2011, 11:24 AM   #10
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Old May 21st, 2011, 11:25 AM   #11
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stop using 12 point sockets and wrenches, they suck.
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Old May 21st, 2011, 11:52 AM   #12
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undo the drop bracket and take the track bar loose from the frame side and put it on a bench where you can work standing up and not on your back. Besides every time you hit that bolt with it still on the jeep, that bracket absorbs the impact and doesn't allow it to actually move the seized bolt.
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Old May 21st, 2011, 12:21 PM   #13
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undo the drop bracket and take the track bar loose from the frame side and put it on a bench where you can work standing up and not on your back. Besides every time you hit that bolt with it still on the jeep, that bracket absorbs the impact and doesn't allow it to actually move the seized bolt.
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or as said cut the nut off the back, spread the braket a bit to drop/pry the trac bar out then can hammer the bolt out and replace the bushing. and do you have an adjustable trac bar since your up to 7.5" of lift now? you do realize you will need one if still stock trac bar.
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Old May 21st, 2011, 12:28 PM   #14
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1) Call Advanced(etc) and see if they have the bushing.
(either way its broke and has to come out of there now)
2) Cut that nut off there with a cut off wheel
3) Heat and hammer that SOB

That is one of the most common broken bolts EVER.
Either this is Creepy posting under ZJ_gurls screenname.....or Michelle has been being shot up with male hormones.
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Old May 21st, 2011, 12:49 PM   #15
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i agree, cut the nut off and bend the bracket to get it out. should be pretty quick after that.
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