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Unread 12-24-2013, 10:44 PM   #1
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Stripped windshield screws

My windshield hinges have stripped screws in them but I need to get them out to mount light brackets. Any tips on how to get them out?

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Unread 12-25-2013, 12:56 AM   #2
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The same thing happened to me. I ended up drilling mine out and replacing them with grade 8 bolts. There are backing bolts behind the bolts on the tub and caulk or something over them. I had some rust repair to do while I was there so I pulled my dash when I did it.
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Unread 12-26-2013, 11:02 AM   #3
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Weld a nut to it. Works like a charm everytime
1995 YJ. 2 inch BDS Spring lift. 1 inch shackle lift. 1.25 inch JKS Body Lift 33x12.5x15's. Engo 10,000 pound winch.

[QUOTE=Magnum;14117863] I gave the Jeep the required offering of $$, sweat, and blood, and everything works fine now. -- Jim[/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=ldso;16498409]. It started with a $200 axle, and a few thousand dollars later I was done :)[/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=Luuca;16122017]diagnose the real issue before you start going all Obama on it - spending mad cash you'll need for other important things.

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[QUOTE=Overhead;17658665]this is also my second set of RC springs this year. I'd rather spend the money again and get something that will last.[/QUOTE]
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Unread 12-26-2013, 04:40 PM   #4
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Drill out stripped torx screws, quick and easy
418 miles on 19 gallons of gas. Can't beat the BBD !
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