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Old 05-28-2011, 09:21 PM
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In the middle of my body lift worked all day on it. i know one thing VA salt made my truck bolts rust like hell. this lift has ben hell allday from it. im stuck ive got the cab lifted and bolts run thru it but they dont reach the end to put the nuts on it? ne tips on gettn the bolts rest of the way down?
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Old 05-28-2011, 09:22 PM
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u do have body lift bolts right?
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Old 05-28-2011, 09:25 PM
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u do have body lift bolts right?
yup from the lift kit. they lact about an inch i think
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Old 05-28-2011, 09:26 PM
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dont know what to tell ya man, never did a body lift
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Old 05-28-2011, 09:27 PM
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dont know what to tell ya man, never did a body lift
haha me niether, its not to bad but ive ran into so many snags on the front two body mounts shew. damn things kicked my ass allday
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Old 05-28-2011, 09:48 PM
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make sure ur using the right bolts from the kit there are a bunch of different sizes....all the bed bolts are the same but if i remember correctly the two front cab bolts are the longest then the middle and the back cab bolts are smaller and u also have to drill out the two front bushings as well with a 1/2 inch? somehting around that size bit
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Old 05-28-2011, 09:51 PM
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maybe thats what it is? hell idk
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Old 05-28-2011, 09:59 PM
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Guess you are gunna pull an all niter!
Post pics in the morning ! I wanna do a BL myself!
But not All by myself! LOL
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Old 05-28-2011, 10:00 PM
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yeah for me it was a pain in the ass....i had to sort all the bolts together by legnth then count how many of each size i was suppose to have to figure out what bolts to use i think the front are the 180mm if i remember

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total job took me 18 hours including an all nighter it sucked but it was worth it
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Old 05-28-2011, 10:03 PM
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yeah for me it was a pain in the ass....i had to sort all the bolts together by legnth then count how many of each size i was suppose to have to figure out what bolts to use i think the front are the 180mm if i remember

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total job took me 18 hours including an all nighter it sucked but it was worth it
hell yea its beating my ASS. i may have efffed up all the bolts who knows. i jsu want it done
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Old 05-28-2011, 10:05 PM
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i did on one i drill out the wrong bushing cuz it was 6 in the morning i was just being retarded...easy fix by going to home depot getting a long bolt and putting a nut onto it but it still pisses me off that it happened
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Old 05-28-2011, 10:07 PM
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Guess you are gunna pull an all niter!
Post pics in the morning ! I wanna do a BL myself!
But not All by myself! LOL
naw im done with that for today. im drivn my paps dodge in the mean time. i had to quit before i roll that POS down the hill from bein so mad at it
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Old 05-29-2011, 06:22 AM
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I would say you got the wrong bolts for the cab. As stated some are shorter and you have to drill the front 2 out with a 1/2" drill bit.
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Old 05-29-2011, 03:15 PM
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any better luck today?
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Old 05-29-2011, 08:41 PM
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didnt wana work on it today n didnt hav time cause of a wedding. STL i think u r right iv got the wrong bolts in them. i drilled the front ones the problem was one side was so rusted so bad the threads were gone had to take a grinder to cut it off and then drill the bolt out, took forever but got it done
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