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post #1 of 4 Old 12-24-2013, 09:44 PM Thread Starter
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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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post #2 of 4 Old 12-24-2013, 11:56 PM
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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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post #3 of 4 Old 12-26-2013, 10:02 AM
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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.

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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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this is also my second set of RC springs this year. I'd rather spend the money again and get something that will last.
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post #4 of 4 Old 12-26-2013, 03:40 PM
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Drill out stripped torx screws, quick and easy

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