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Unread 09-23-2009, 09:09 PM   #166
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welder

I had to grind off a few bolts on my YJ, and somebody had already rigged up a couple of studs (instead of bolts), but their fix didn't work. They all were rusted up and just spun in the frame. I tried the drilling a small hole and saturating with PB, and also prying and using the weight of the transfer case to push down on the bolt.

I ended up with a transfer case drop installed (from my Rough Country lift) but with only 2 bolts instead of 6 holding it together. Scary. It hung on enough for me to drive it to the welding shop across town. They are welding nuts onto plates, and welding the plates onto the frame. That should be a permananent solution that will let me unbolt the transfer case for maintenance easily, and an improvement over the original design.

Thanks for driving me home from the welding shop sweetie

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Unread 09-29-2009, 04:57 PM   #167
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Went to 2 Jeep dealers to get the nut inserts and bolts, but they could not find them. Anyone know where I could get these?
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Unread 09-29-2009, 06:30 PM   #168
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Went to 2 Jeep dealers to get the nut inserts and bolts, but they could not find them. Anyone know where I could get these?
How many do you need? I have a few extras (my dealer did have them).
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Unread 09-29-2009, 06:52 PM   #169
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just went and ordered them at my dealer yesterday. I got them today took 1 day.
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Unread 09-29-2009, 08:42 PM   #170
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ok so i have to do this to 2 bolt / holes, and im just not sure how to do it. i read over the write up multiple times, and i think i either suck at understanding what i am reading, or i am missing something. i understand the concept of the nutsert tool, but the part i dont get is how the tool stays held into the frame. the write up says you should tack weld, or loctite it in place, but it says to do that after you install them... does that mean after you slide them into the frame? or after everything is all said and done?

so i guess what my question is, how does the tool stay held into the frame?
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Unread 09-29-2009, 08:46 PM   #171
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^Just like a rivet gun, you push on the tool to hold it, and the nutsert in the frame hole. After you crush the nutsert into place, you remove the tool. Then, after the nutsert is in and the tool is removed, tac weld it if you feel it is necesary.
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ok so i have to do this to 2 bolt / holes, and im just not sure how to do it. i read over the write up multiple times, and i think i either suck at understanding what i am reading, or i am missing something. i understand the concept of the nutsert tool, but the part i dont get is how the tool stays held into the frame. the write up says you should tack weld, or loctite it in place, but it says to do that after you install them... does that mean after you slide them into the frame? or after everything is all said and done?

so i guess what my question is, how does the tool stay held into the frame?
The tool itself isn't held to the frame. Basically you thread the nutsert onto the little tool thing and stick it in the hole of the frame. The nutsert and tool have to be held up with the wrench that you are using on the tool. Then you just have to tighten the tool and it crushes the nutsert which makes it stay in the frame. Does that help at all?
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ah! i finally get it. i said before that i understood the concept of the nutsert tool... i lied. i didnt realize that it expands (or gets 'crushed') or whatever, to hold it in place. i get it now. thanks for the help!
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^Just like a rivet gun, you push on the tool to hold it, and the nutsert in the frame hole. After you crush the nutsert into place, you remove the tool. Then, after the nutsert is in and the tool is removed, tac weld it if you feel it is necesary.
I recently had to replace one of mine. I got the one from the dealership based on blaine's advice and then tacked it to the frame before crushing it. After putting the other 5 bolts in place for the skid, I put the 6th in until it crushed sufficiently and it worked like a charm. I also tacked the other 5 down to hopefully prevent them from ever spinning in the future.
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I need 3 plus bolts
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I need 3 plus bolts
Well, is it 3 or more? Bolts or the nutserts?
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Well, is it 3 or more? Bolts or the nutserts?
I'm thinking he means 3 nutserts (plus) 3 bolts
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I'm thinking he means 3 nutserts (plus) 3 bolts
Oh! Duh! Sorry.
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I also tacked the other 5 down to hopefully prevent them from ever spinning in the future.
Tack welding them doesn't necessarily mean your not going to have a problem in the future. Mine where tack welded and I still needed to replace them. The weak point of the nutsert is the area that gets crushed. If that area becomes rusted or weak from stress, it can break.
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Tack welding them doesn't necessarily mean your not going to have a problem in the future. Mine where tack welded and I still needed to replace them. The weak point of the nutsert is the area that gets crushed. If that area becomes rusted or weak from stress, it can break.
I realize that but hopefully it will make it at least less likely. The weakness may be the area that gets crushed but, from what I have seen, that area does not usually break off. It usually weakens and no longer applies the "squeezing" pressure on the frame, allowing it to spin. The tack weld should hopefully help against the spinning.
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