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Unread 04-23-2012, 08:49 AM   #16
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The boatsides go on next. You have to remove the 3 body mount bolts. This seemed straight forward.

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These bolts have a retaining clip on them that may cause them to sit and spin under your socket. Take a pry bar and wedge it in once the bolt is spinning and give it a tap or two. The bolt will drop right out. Out of 6, I had to use the bar on 3. One dropped out while I was ratcheting with the clip on it.
This is an area I think PSC should add a line or two to their instructions. I wasted a little time on this step.

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Unread 04-23-2012, 10:54 AM   #17
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One clip goes on each hole. You can spread them a little with a screwdriver if you want. I pushed them on then tapped them home with the rubber mallet.
Put them all on and rest the boat sides on them. Put in a bolt on each end and then crawl under and reattach the 3 body mount bolts. After they're in, put in the rest of the bolts and tighten them down.
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Unread 04-23-2012, 11:43 AM   #18
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There it is. Ask any questions you want. If you want to see something specific, give good directions and I will take a picture for you and post it. This is not the first time I drilled the Jeep, and if it was I would have been more apprehensive.

I hope this has been helpful. Ask away.

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Unread 04-23-2012, 04:51 PM   #19
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Questions?

I forgot to add that I also installed the optional rubber gasket between the Jeep and the rails. Not so much to protect the body as to hopefully keep noise down. I am walking a fine line here between keeping wife happy (the daily driver/kid taxi) happy, and having a Jeep that is capable in the Sierras.
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Unread 04-23-2012, 05:31 PM   #20
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Great pictures and wright up, Thanks.

Where did you get the nutsert tool?
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Unread 04-23-2012, 05:43 PM   #21
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Amazon had a tool and vendor that seemed trustworthy. Everything arrived as advertised.

Ordered tool here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0040CZ608/ref=oh_details_o01_s00_i00
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Unread 04-23-2012, 06:33 PM   #22
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Is it worth $85?

Do you have a picture of the one that came with the brawler rockers?

Thanks
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Unread 04-23-2012, 07:02 PM   #23
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Thanks for the detail and pictures. Nice job!

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My wife and I both like having extra steel between other drivers and the kids.
I couldn't agree more.
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Unread 04-23-2012, 07:19 PM   #24
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Is it worth $85?

Do you have a picture of the one that came with the brawler rockers?

Thanks
See post #10. That is the "tool" they send with it. I'm not trying to knock PSC here. I just think that the apparatus they send is more heartache than help. Is it worth $85? Having read some posts by guys who got turned around by nutserts, yes.

And it held up perfectly. I'll have it for any other projects I take on. It came with different sized mandrels so I could use it for a lot of stuff, theoretically.
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Unread 04-24-2012, 01:34 PM   #25
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what do they look like underneath the pinch seam? How close to the frame?
Let me know if you want me to take a quick photo of this when I get home.
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Unread 04-24-2012, 01:36 PM   #26
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Lookin good - nice work!!!
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Unread 04-24-2012, 02:46 PM   #27
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See post #10. That is the "tool" they send with it. I'm not trying to knock PSC here. I just think that the apparatus they send is more heartache than help. Is it worth $85? Having read some posts by guys who got turned around by nutserts, yes.
We actually recommend people purchase or borrow a tool like yours. The cheapie "tool" we include is NOT meant to be the best solution, only something that will get you by if you don't want to buy an expensive tool.

Thanks for posting up your install thread. I'll put a link to it in our Brawler Rockers thread.
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Unread 04-25-2012, 09:03 AM   #28
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Thanks Dusty. I want to reiterate, I am nothing but pleased with the quality of the PSC rockers, and the ease of installation. I don't want anyone to not buy one of their products because of nutserts, they can be dominated.

By no means did I grow up with grease under my nails, working on my own truck like this is absolutely new to me. Buying the professional tool evened the playing field and allowed me to turn my own wrenches, a very satisfying endeavour.

Plus I got a new tool out of it!
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Unread 04-25-2012, 09:34 AM   #29
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See post #10. That is the "tool" they send with it. I'm not trying to knock PSC here. I just think that the apparatus they send is more heartache than help. Is it worth $85? Having read some posts by guys who got turned around by nutserts, yes.

And it held up perfectly. I'll have it for any other projects I take on. It came with different sized mandrels so I could use it for a lot of stuff, theoretically.
I'm sorry to ask this question again, but I don't see the difference between the tool in Post #8 and the Post #10. Am I missing something?
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I'm sorry to ask this question again, but I don't see the difference between the tool in Post #8 and the Post #10. Am I missing something?
Sorry. I was being lazy before when I said look at #10. The included tool is a large bolt with some washers and a long nut on it. The nutsert screws on to the end. In the picture it has a nutsert on it already. By using two wrenches on it simultaneously it will eventually expand the nutsert in the hole you drilled. They work kind of like a cross between a pop rivet but with threads inside and one of those nicer expanding drywall anchors.
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