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Old 03-01-2013, 01:49 PM   #1
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Some help would be appreciated!!!

So I'm in bit of a newbie pickle. I have two busted lower control arms up front! Currie replacement LCAs are going to be here today! Problem is I cant get the %$#@*&! bolts off!! I feel like a ding dong asking this question but I have tried everything heating them, soaking them, beating the $@#$ out of them. I don't have big enough jack to up the frame and leave the axle dangling soo.... The passenger side is really stuck in there. the drivers side nut is off but the bolt just turns in place and won't come out. Am I missing something?

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Old 03-01-2013, 01:50 PM   #2
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First pic is passenger and second is driver.

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Old 03-01-2013, 02:13 PM   #3
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Looks like it is time to break out the sawzall and cut those @#$%ers loose!!!

The new Currie arms will come with new bolts...
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Looks like it is time to break out the sawzall and cut those @#$%ers loose!!!

The new Currie arms will come with new bolts...
Are they threaded all the way through or are just the ends threaded for the nuts to go on?
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Just the ends... you should be able to lay a sawzall blade in there perfectly and cut it no problem done this a couple of times...
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Just the ends... you should be able to lay a sawzall blade in there perfectly and cut it no problem done this a couple of times...
Dont have a sawzall, but I do have a cut off wheel. Will that work?
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This Where Im at now. where should cut? drivers or passenger side?
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Cut the bolt's head off and cut the other side off. I had to purchase a sawzall.
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Cut the bolt's head off and cut the other side off. I had to purchase a sawzall.
All right I will try that!!! And then maybe buy a sawzall.
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Cut off wheel should work, just stay away from the bracket.
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should be able to get a cutoff wheel in there.
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Old 03-01-2013, 04:11 PM   #12
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So got one side done and ready for the new LCA just one more side to do! Thanks for the help everyone!!!!

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