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cmaggi2 09-29-2013 05:46 PM

Loose bolt securing factory sub to body tub
 
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Is there anything I can do to fix this? I can't access the opposite side to see how the bolt is supposed to be secured at the head side. The bolt just spins so I can't tighten the plastic covered bolt to secure the sub enclosure.



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cmaggi2 09-30-2013 08:58 AM

Bump for the day crew...

jkjeeper06 09-30-2013 09:32 AM

Can you access it by taking out the tail light? If you can get to it, but still can't fix it, grind it off and put a new one in its place. Get a hex head bolt and put a nut on the cabin side

cmaggi2 09-30-2013 11:05 AM

I don't know if I could reach through the tail light. The loose bolt is the one closest to the rear seat.

I don't mind grinding the old bolt off if necessary, but how would I fit a new bolt in facing up towards the cabin if I can't access the opening from the bottom of the Jeep? If I put a nut on the inside, the sub wouldn't fit perfectly either.

Could I put in a new rivet or nutsert? If so, how would I get the new piece to attach to the body and not spin too?


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