post #1 of Old 04-09-2009, 06:41 PM Thread Starter
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upper control arm bolt size?

hey what size socket and wrnech fit on the upper control arms bolts on the body side. i tried a 15 and it seemed to just slip with a little pressure. a 15 seems to fit good on the nut side but not the bolt head side. any ideas? thanks people

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post #2 of Old 04-09-2009, 06:50 PM
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uhhh the other side you dont need a wrench its got a tang on it so it dosent move all you need is a wrench on the nut side
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post #3 of Old 04-09-2009, 06:51 PM Thread Starter
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yeah but ive had a few of those break before, any body know the definite sixe of that bolt.
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post #4 of Old 04-10-2009, 05:30 AM
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i just used a sawzall and cut it off
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I used the 15mm on both sides, is it rounded off?

  1. '95 XJ country edition, 4" coils/3/4" spacers, HD leafs with extra main added in, Ironman adjustable control arms, rough country shackles, aussie locker, JK rubicon shocks, 35" mudder's, soft 8's, cobra cb
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no, never been touched before. ill try the 15 on hte nut side and hopefully get it off.
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I'm having the same issue with the nut side of that bolt. I rounded it off with a 6 point 15 and nothing else fits. I'm hoping to replace it with a new nut while it still has enough meat on it to unbolt but I have no Idea what the diameter/pitch of the bolt is. Anyone have any ideas?
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