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rat trap
08-18-2006, 04:29 PM
:confused: i have a 89 sidekick i am tryin to put in a 2'' body lift but i cant get the studs out anybody have any ideas i could really use some help:confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused:

lizard
08-18-2006, 04:45 PM
some heat and alot of wd40

EIEIO
08-18-2006, 04:50 PM
Put the wd40 on first then hit it with heat. It will solve all your problems :D

In The Zone
08-18-2006, 04:55 PM
never heard of body studs....


cut em out with sawzall or eqiuivelant

helps to take the weight of em to ....

u may need to drill out stubborn ones u can not get at...

THE BIG MUDDER
08-18-2006, 07:23 PM
heat,hammer and vise grips auta do it [33]

sj-x 500
08-18-2006, 07:54 PM
take the floor mats out and look in the front foot wells and in the back i think they are pretty easy to see.. you can see the top of teh carrage bolts. cut the head off, and put regular bolts in.

youngun
08-20-2006, 09:46 PM
the bolts are welded to the body. don't need to cut them

sj-x 500
08-20-2006, 09:55 PM
they rot. cut em and replace em with grade 8 1/2 or 5/8 bolts.

youngun
08-20-2006, 10:08 PM
mine arn't rotten yet. . .

sj-x 500
08-20-2006, 10:15 PM
every other kick i have ever seen are rotten, when you try to remove the body mount nuts, they just spin.

youngun
08-20-2006, 10:16 PM
yea, you gotta take care of your trackick.

rat trap
08-24-2006, 10:31 PM
my side kick is rust free except the rocker pannels but there coming of any way need room for skid plate not goin to do the body lift nemore i think im goin with toyota lockers and 8'' suspension[stupid]

Toy_Runner
08-24-2006, 10:37 PM
wd 40 sucks, get some movitt or liquid wrench,
spray let soak in a bit(30 mins or so) spray again then tourch

Lucas
08-27-2006, 04:00 PM
its a sign from the 4x4 gods tellin you not too put the body lift in..........