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Unread 09-27-2008, 02:35 PM   #1
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Xenon flat flare installtion ???'s

I have the rear inner gaurd off and all but the bottom two bolts out. Both of those seem to be turning on the inside. I can get to the back of the rear bolt but not the front. How do you remove it?

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Unread 09-27-2008, 03:36 PM   #2
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I held mine with needle nose pliers while turning it.
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Unread 09-27-2008, 04:11 PM   #3
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I held mine with needle nose pliers while turning it.
What about the front one? I can't seem to get to it
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I could get to all the nuts on the back but I had to pull the plastic in the wheel well down first.
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Unread 09-27-2008, 07:25 PM   #5
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I could get to all the nuts on the back but I had to pull the plastic in the wheel well down first.

Its already out. I am thinking about just cutting the bolts out and using some metal screws to hold the new flares in. I am not sure thats even going to work
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nut & bolt or get some nutserts from the dealer.
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I had to pry a few of mine out (pried out the nutserts) when I put on some crappy smittybilt flares. Once the smittybilts fell apart I decided on the flat xenons'. Since the holes that held the screws and nutserts that I pried out are now distorted due to prying out the old screws, the hardware would no longer fit the holes. For these I used drywall anchors, appropriately sized screws and some washers. Works good, cheap and easy. I also heard rubber well nuts work well but couldn't find any of those.

Of course if you just put a little pressure on them you should be able to get it out of the nutsert easily and wouldn't have to worry about any of that.
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Unread 09-28-2008, 06:49 AM   #8
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Of course if you just put a little pressure on them you should be able to get it out of the nutsert easily and wouldn't have to worry about any of that.
Already tried that




I may have to go with this
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I had to pry a few of mine out (pried out the nutserts) when I put on some crappy smittybilt flares. Once the smittybilts fell apart I decided on the flat xenons'. Since the holes that held the screws and nutserts that I pried out are now distorted due to prying out the old screws, the hardware would no longer fit the holes. For these I used drywall anchors, appropriately sized screws and some washers. Works good, cheap and easy. I also heard rubber well nuts work well but couldn't find any of those.
I just need to decide which is going to do the most damage
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Unread 09-28-2008, 11:28 AM   #9
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I'm glad that I read this...the front of the rear wheelwheel seems that that you can't access it without drilling a hole to get a nut behind hit...the drywall deals seem like a good idea (better that my flares flapping everywhere).
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