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Unread 08-14-2014, 06:33 PM   #1
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jeep lj broken rear upper shock mount

Took it to a shop and they ruined the upper nuts just drilled through and put another nut on top of it. So how should I fix this. Would a nutsert work ?

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Unread 08-14-2014, 06:40 PM   #2
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Time for an outboard!
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Unread 08-14-2014, 06:45 PM   #3
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Need a cheap fix
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Unread 08-14-2014, 06:48 PM   #4
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Need a cheap fix
Can't think of why what you have now isn't about the cheapest fix there is. Unless it's not fixed.
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Unread 08-14-2014, 06:50 PM   #5
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Is it working?
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Took it to a shop and they ruined the upper nuts just drilled through and put another nut on top of it.
sounds fine to me.
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Unread 08-14-2014, 07:36 PM   #7
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You already have quick, cost-effective, functional repair and those mounts are notorious for seizing up. If you want, you can take a Dremel with the stylus flexi thing and a tiny cut-off wheel and knock the welds off that hold the factory nuts to the top of the cross-member and then scratch some paint off, tack-weld new nuts on, prime and paint, and then coat the new bolts in anti-seize and re-install your shocks but it won't ride any different.
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The shop used 4 different bolts rusted already. Looks like they just found some bolts around the shop and bolted them in really disappointed because it is $150 bill and the some inner fender clips and where the put a ratchet to put the nuts on to took the paint down to bare metal so it will rust.
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Unread 08-14-2014, 08:40 PM   #9
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Do u all think a nutsert would be strong enough to hold up the bar pin
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Unread 08-14-2014, 09:55 PM   #10
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Do u all think a nutsert would be strong enough to hold up the bar pin
drilling out the crappy stock weldnuts and inserting a longer bolt with a nut on the back is common practice. that's how i had to fix mine.
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