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post #6076 of 40310 Old 03-19-2008, 09:06 AM
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ok, I looked at my calendar and can do Tuesday in the gaslamp. I'll schedule some morning meetings in San Diego. Carlsbad to San Diego is way easier than LA area where I do a lot of driving.

I'm thinking I may be able to do a run on Thursday. Where you planning on going?
Either Coral Canyon or Anza Borrego. I'm not particular on which one we hit up. Steve was going to check his schedule too and see if he can make it this week. Kory is gonna make it out as well.

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post #6077 of 40310 Old 03-19-2008, 09:46 AM
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I can make the camping trip,just need to be able to park a 38' motorhome somwhere.Jason if we are leaving on friday to go camping,thursday might be to close.

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Does anyone know what size bolts are on the windshield frame on the outside? I need to get 4 replacements bolts. Iv found some online but they dont have a size. http://www.jeep4x4center.com/product...number=6035757. I just want to head to the hardware store instead of ordering them offline for that price.

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post #6079 of 40310 Old 03-19-2008, 10:03 AM
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All those hinge bolts are 5/16" National Course thread. If you're keeping the OEM hinges, you can get tapered head allen key bolts about 1 - 1.5" long. A popular replacement is a round head allen key bolt, but again, if you use OEM hinges with this type of bolt, you'll need washers & I'd recommend 5/16" grade 8 washers - the standard softer washers will bend into the hinge bolt hole taper.

From the back side, if you use nuts, use nuts with a captive wide washer or use a fender washer to spread the load on the inside of the tub, otherwise a plain nut will pull through. I prefer making a plate about 1/4" x 4" x 1" and drill/tap two 5/16" threaded holes in each - I use one of these for every two nuts to spread the load.
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From the back side, if you use nuts, use nuts with a captive wide washer or use a fender washer to spread the load on the inside of the tub, otherwise a plain nut will pull through. I prefer making a plate about 1/4" x 4" x 1" and drill/tap two 5/16" threaded holes in each - I use one of these for every two nuts to spread the load.
So you say there is a nut on the back? I though they just screwed directly into the frame. I did notice the bolts would spin but wouldnt come out. One got trashed. How do you get to the nut then?

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Thats only if you lose the nut on the back. You should be able to just screw a new bolt right in.
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Thats only if you lose the nut on the back. You should be able to just screw a new bolt right in.
Like I mentioned I got 3 out of 4 to break loose, but they just spin. I was thinking of just drilling them out and replaceing them, but if i can get to the back somehow and save them then ill do that.

I got some milk crates at work if anyone needs some drop me a line.

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post #6083 of 40310 Old 03-19-2008, 12:50 PM
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Like I mentioned I got 3 out of 4 to break loose, but they just spin. I was thinking of just drilling them out and replaceing them, but if i can get to the back somehow and save them then ill do that.
If these are anything like the lower windshield torx head screws on my '91 YJ, do yourself a favor & drill them out! Period!

On mine, not only were the torx head screws loctited, they also had nylock nuts AND they were spray painted like crazy with some sort of sealant. They were a MAJOR PITA to try to back-out.

I drilled them. It took ~1-2 minuted per bolt. Plus, who wants to reuse boogered-up old torx head screws again? Nobody.
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Like I mentioned I got 3 out of 4 to break loose, but they just spin. I was thinking of just drilling them out and replaceing them, but if i can get to the back somehow and save them then ill do that.

I got some milk crates at work if anyone needs some drop me a line.
So they broke loose and are spinning but not backing out? Sounds like you broke the nut on the inside of the windshield frame and made yourself quite the project! I second what Joe said though, just drill'em out. Thats what I ended up doing.

I'll take at least one of the milk crates to hold fluids on the trail.
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So they broke loose and are spinning but not backing out? Sounds like you broke the nut on the inside of the windshield frame and made yourself quite the project! I second what Joe said though, just drill'em out. Thats what I ended up doing.

I'll take at least one of the milk crates to hold fluids on the trail.
Thats what i feared . Ill pick up some replacements and if someone can let me borrow their drill ill get them out. Now about the nuts on the back... I dont know how to even get in there. Iv had my windshield down a couple of times and i dont remember there being a space.

Okie sounds good im hoping to get at least 6 crates

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I'll take at least one of the milk crates to hold fluids on the trail.

Won't the fluids leak right out through the holes in the crates? I would just use the jugs it comes it.

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Thats what i feared . Ill pick up some replacements and if someone can let me borrow their drill ill get them out. Now about the nuts on the back... I dont know how to even get in there. Iv had my windshield down a couple of times and i dont remember there being a space.

Okie sounds good im hoping to get at least 6 crates
I'm heading home now to do more fluids changing and other junk. You are welcome to head over and we can figure out what ya did.
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I'm heading home now to do more fluids changing and other junk. You are welcome to head over and we can figure out what ya did.
Sounds good. im off at ~400 ill head over as soon as i get out of my cammies.

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1) I'm in for the meeting because I want to support the 4x4 causes.
2) Depending on how many others want to go.
3) either or
4) I feel like I live there on the weekends already
5) Camping in good
6) If I can get time off work..

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post #6090 of 40310 Old 03-20-2008, 07:58 AM
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1. Not I
2. Ditto
3. Either
4. No can do
5. Nope
6. Nope

Sorry guys, I won't be much fun for a while. Just got married and am looking to change jobs and (possibly) move soon. Will come out and play when things settle down a bit. Have fun and don't break anything expensive.

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