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Unread 10-11-2013, 08:57 AM   #1
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welded nut?

does anyone know if the nut on the steering stabilizer bracket for the axel mount is welded on?

I can not get it to move and stripped it. Then i proceeded to cut to off with a cutting wheel. With only a few thread left, I decided to attempt backing out the bolt, and it cam out effortlessly.

looking at the nut carefully, i looks as though it may be welded in place.

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Unread 10-11-2013, 09:01 AM   #2
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It is permanent. You can see it in these two pictures:



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well i f'd that thing up
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Unread 10-11-2013, 10:19 AM   #4
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Cut off the welded nut and run a bolt/nut through the bracket. Either that or mount yours like I did mine.
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you do not get any binding mounting it to the tb? i will cut the remainder off and through bolt it most likely.
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Nope - mine works great mounted there. In fact, there is basically one spot where the brackets fit when mounted in this way. That location puts the shock right at middle travel.
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What parts did you use to mount it to the tb like that?
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I just used a left over clamp from my old tie rod...
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