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07-25-2012 11:20 AM
geiman He's a good guy to do business with; everything I've bought from him I've gotten within a few days.
07-25-2012 11:18 AM
Arlington TJ I read that one wrong. I thought he was talking about the nut threads. My bad I stand corrected.

Thanks for all the help and I placed my order 23.00 is a good deal for all 6. looks like I'll be wrenching by next weekend hopefully.
07-25-2012 10:20 AM
HarryJeepGuy When/if the time comes that I need it, I'm going to try this place. Looks like a good option. Hope the link works:

http://autorust.com/store/jeep?zenid...ognrv5bo1tduf3

http://autorust.com/store/jeep/cente...ount_art-113-s
07-25-2012 10:15 AM
geiman You need to be more specific. A problem with the nutserts that hold the transfer case skid on doesn't warrant a frame swap, so is your problem more than you're letting on? If the only issue you have is a few nutserts are bad, you can easily fix that. If you have much more of a rust issue than you initially let on then you'll need to provide some pics so we can see how bad it is. Having problems with nutserts is very common when they aren't maintained very well. If that is your only issue, it is easily fixed in less than an hour.
07-25-2012 10:12 AM
Arlington TJ So what would be the safest bet? Frame swap or put a patch replacement in there?
07-25-2012 09:14 AM
Rolf Yeah I also would not drill al the way through. Should work OK if you don't tighten it too much but not the safest bet.
07-25-2012 08:44 AM
geiman
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Originally Posted by kfdjason7620 View Post
Drill all the way through and put longer bolts.
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Originally Posted by Arlington TJ View Post
Or would it be better to drill the bottom of the frame and tap that same hole and put a bigger bolt in?
Personally I wouldn't do either of those things. Here are instructions on how to fix those nutserts properly:

Nutsert for Transfer Case Removal and Install - JeepForum.com

It's very easy to fix; either grind/chisel/drill the old nutserts out as show in the guide, and install the new ones.

And instead of going to the dealer to buy those nutserts, Blaine has managed to find a source for them and is selling them for much cheaper than going to the dealer. You can find them here:

87-06 YJ and TJ Nutsert Replacement Kit
07-24-2012 07:18 PM
kfdjason7620 If your in a rust prone area, either close to the beach or up north, I'm in eastern NC about 1.5 hrs from the beach and my 2000 has zero rust
07-24-2012 07:16 PM
Arlington TJ is this a common problem?
07-24-2012 07:16 PM
kfdjason7620 Yeah you wanna support the rear of the transfer case with a Jack stand or something while the skid is off. It will put great undo stress on the motor mounts if not
07-24-2012 07:10 PM
Derp
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Originally Posted by Arlington TJ
Is this belly pan just for protection or does it hold the tranny up? I don't have this thing all the way out yet I stopped when I saw the problem.

Thanks for the help by the way.
Holds the tranny/tcase
07-24-2012 06:56 PM
Arlington TJ Is this belly pan just for protection or does it hold the tranny up? I don't have this thing all the way out yet I stopped when I saw the problem.

Thanks for the help by the way.
07-24-2012 06:46 PM
kfdjason7620 That'll work also!
07-24-2012 06:44 PM
Arlington TJ Or would it be better to drill the bottom of the frame and tap that same hole and put a bigger bolt in?
07-24-2012 06:35 PM
kfdjason7620 Drill all the way through and put longer bolts.
07-24-2012 06:32 PM
Arlington TJ
Belly pan

Anyone haves problem with the frame section that holds the belly pan on rust the threads out for the bolt on the belly pan? I guess what I am saying is the threads are rusted and the belly pan won't go back on. Suggestions? Solutions?

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