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Old 07-10-2011, 05:18 PM
abomb abomb is offline
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Default HELP!! lug nut bolts sheared off

yesterday i was driving out in the mountains and while going down a trail i noticed my tire rolling past me... i got out and found 4 of the lug nut bolts had sheared off on the rear passenger tire. how do i remove/replace them while out in the mountains
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Old 07-10-2011, 05:25 PM
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Default Re: HELP!! lug nut bolts sheared off

that is going to be a humongous pain in the ass. if i remember right, on my 7.5 i had to drain the diff to be able to pull the axle out of the tub enough to pound the oild studs out, and get the new ones in. same with the 8.8 i swapped in.

from there, air tools are easiest to get the new lugs in, but i managed to do it with a breaker bar and some beer.
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Old 07-10-2011, 05:48 PM
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Default Re: HELP!! lug nut bolts sheared off

wow.....that sucks! did u truck stand up still? or did it eventually fall on its tireless side?
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