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Old 09-24-2012, 06:18 PM   #1
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in the middle of dogbone swap , bolt stuck in bushing.

im sure im just gunna have to keep at it , but the rear bolt is stuck in the bushing and turning very slowly and my impact doesnt have enough balls to spin it out. this sucks......

first bolt came out nice and easy.


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well , its done. my arms are pretty sore , that bolt was stuck good for one full half turn it would actually only turn 1/8 th and the rest would spring back.

now for test drive :)
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Old 09-25-2012, 01:33 AM   #4
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Next time either raise or lower the engine. Most times it's simply stuck because the engine is resting on the bolt.
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Next time either raise or lower the engine. Most times it's simply stuck because the engine is resting on the bolt.
i did lift and lower the engine. it was straight up seized in. the bolt threads were full of crud. i like the new cfm poly dogbone, almost no added vibration and shifting feels much better.
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