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Unread 04-28-2013, 06:32 PM   #1
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Rear leaf spring bolt trouble

So I'm helping lift my friends XJ and the front shackle hanger not is giving trouble. As the bolt turns out the sleeve from the bushing is coming with it and spreading the mount. I don't want to turn it any further and break the mount.

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Did you heat the **** outta the bolt head?

The pic looks like you could maybe get some vicegrips on the sleeve.
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Did you heat the **** outta the bolt head?

The pic looks like you could maybe get some vicegrips on the sleeve.
Good idea! Vice grips
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Get it done?
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Unread 04-30-2013, 08:13 AM   #5
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Visegrips may work. But a small enough pipe wrench might be better. And make that sucker glow!!
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Unread 04-30-2013, 12:33 PM   #6
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Oh yea i got it done, wasn't even my jeep haha.
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