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brushguard help

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by slo2sixty, Dec 22, 2008.

  1. Dec 22, 2008 at 1:03 PM
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    slo2sixty

    slo2sixty [OP] Well-Known Member

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    so i was gonna put it on today but first i had to get the couple hundred pounds of snow out frm the undercarrige. I got that done. But the instructons that came with it kinda suck. I know that its supposed to be bolted where the factory tow hooks r.... but those bolts r a lil rusty what would you suggest to do.
     
  2. Dec 22, 2008 at 1:12 PM
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    vtragweed

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    get new bolts, IMO i wouldnt put a guard on it. looks for other alternatives
     
  3. Dec 22, 2008 at 1:14 PM
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    Sorry... wasnt clear enough... i gotta get those bolts out. The brushguard came with all new bolts
     
  4. Dec 22, 2008 at 1:17 PM
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    ever heard of metwrench, great tools. i have the big set if a bolt strips these will work the best
     
  5. Dec 22, 2008 at 1:17 PM
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    try heating it up and put pb blaster on it works miracles
     
  6. Dec 22, 2008 at 1:26 PM
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    A whole lotta leverage and a few prayers that you don't snap off the head of the bolt.
     
  7. Dec 22, 2008 at 1:27 PM
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    Thx for the help... HAHAHAHAHA
     
  8. Dec 22, 2008 at 1:30 PM
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    That's experience talking right there. Seriously though, some liquid wrench (any penetrating oil), a breaker bar, and brace your feet against the front tires. Don't forget the chiropractor appointment!:D
     
  9. Dec 22, 2008 at 1:40 PM
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    i ran into the same problem with my brushgaurd.... i had to use alot of PB blast and a impact wrench wouldnt touch it... so i asked the dad for help and we took a regular socket wrench and put a peich of 2 ft metal pipe over it for more leverage and the broke loose.
     
  10. Dec 22, 2008 at 1:51 PM
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    thx for the ideas everyone... gonna get it on a lift at work soon and fix my oil leek at the same time
     
  11. Dec 22, 2008 at 2:22 PM
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    I had a problem with my front dif drain. Get a hammer and give it a good wack!
     
  12. Dec 24, 2008 at 8:10 AM
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    I had a tough time getting those bolts out and mine wernt rusted. I was lucky enough to have the guys at the exaust shop to loosen mine up when i get a Flowmaster put on. The right tools will get the job done im sure. I just didnt have them.
     
  13. Dec 24, 2008 at 8:13 AM
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    Um, new truck? :D
     
  14. Dec 24, 2008 at 11:35 AM
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    HAHAHA ur paying :)

    Ill take urs
     
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