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Old 04-06-2014, 11:22 AM
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I take a ratchet and spun it out it only has about an 1" or so of threads
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Old 04-06-2014, 11:24 AM
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So how much more of the bolt is there?
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Old 04-06-2014, 11:27 AM
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So how much more of the bolt is there?
You probably have about 2-3" left you have probably just pulled the end into the shackle bushing

Try playing with the jack to get the bolt straight and try wiggling it out or pry the spring end down
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Old 04-06-2014, 11:37 AM
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You probably have about 2-3" left you have probably just pulled the end into the shackle bushing

Try playing with the jack to get the bolt straight and try wiggling it out or pry the spring end down

Ok so it looks like I have the jack a little too high. So if I lower it to level the bolt should just come out?
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Old 04-06-2014, 11:46 AM
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Ok so it looks like I have the jack a little too high. So if I lower it to level the bolt should just come out?
Just go down or just whatever way takes the pressure off the bolt. You can also take pliers and wiggle/pull until it comes out
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Tried adjusting the jack and no change. So do I just keep using the ratchet on it?
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Old 04-06-2014, 11:47 AM
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Tried adjusting the jack and no change. So do I just keep using the ratchet on it?
You can do that also.
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Old 04-06-2014, 12:08 PM
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Now I can't get the bottom bolt on the passenger side. I got it on drivers.
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Old 04-06-2014, 12:30 PM
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Just keep playing with it.
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Old 04-06-2014, 12:35 PM
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Ok so it looks like I have the jack a little too high. So if I lower it to level the bolt should just come out?
It should make it easier to wiggle out you just have to find that sweet spot

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Just keep playing with it.
Pretty much

Being up north its gonna be a little more fun with all the rust im sure you are gonna have on the bolts
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Old 04-06-2014, 01:40 PM
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So clockwise or counterclockwise to loosen? Lol. I get confused.
this guy doesn't know how bolts work and is nominated for TOTM!?! smh, sad world.
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Old 04-06-2014, 01:45 PM
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this guy doesn't know how bolts work and is nominated for TOTM!?! smh, sad world.
you hush. Not everybody is a master mechanic. It doesn't help they're rusty
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Old 04-06-2014, 01:47 PM
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you hush. Not everybody is a master mechanic. It doesn't help they're rusty
not to talk shit, but every bolt is the same, excluding reverse threaded bolts.
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Old 04-06-2014, 01:49 PM
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Jaden...these are all the tools I had to use to change a set of springs. A hammer, pipe, crowbar, and pliers will be your best friend. I'm not sure how similar the shackle is on a Ranger but a nail punch might help too. Just keep at it and you'll get there.
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Old 04-06-2014, 01:58 PM
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not to talk shit, but every bolt is the same, excluding reverse threaded bolts.
ooo I thoughts you was lol but we all have blonde moments
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