Stripped windshield screws - JeepForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 12-24-2013, 09:44 PM Thread Starter
kylebeau
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Cherry hill
Posts: 520
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?

kylebeau is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 Old 12-24-2013, 11:56 PM
csmit328
Registered User
1989 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Wahiawa
Posts: 299
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.
csmit328 is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 12-26-2013, 10:02 AM
Siva283
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Falling Waters
Posts: 3,745
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:
Originally Posted by Magnum View Post
I gave the Jeep the required offering of $$, sweat, and blood, and everything works fine now. -- Jim
Quote:
Originally Posted by ldso View Post
. It started with a $200 axle, and a few thousand dollars later I was done :)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Luuca View Post
diagnose the real issue before you start going all Obama on it - spending mad cash you'll need for other important things.

Ask me how I know...
Quote:
Originally Posted by Overhead View Post
this is also my second set of RC springs this year. I'd rather spend the money again and get something that will last.
Siva283 is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 12-26-2013, 03:40 PM
Old4X
Registered User
1990 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Ga
Posts: 5,145
Drill out stripped torx screws, quick and easy

418 miles on 19 gallons of gas. Can't beat the BBD !
Old4X is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome