View Full Version : tryin to get body studs out so i can put in my body lift

rat trap
08-18-2006, 05:29 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:

08-18-2006, 05:45 PM
some heat and alot of wd40

08-18-2006, 05:50 PM
Put the wd40 on first then hit it with heat. It will solve all your problems :D

In The Zone
08-18-2006, 05:55 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...

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

sj-x 500
08-18-2006, 08:54 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.

08-20-2006, 10:46 PM
the bolts are welded to the body. don't need to cut them

sj-x 500
08-20-2006, 10:55 PM
they rot. cut em and replace em with grade 8 1/2 or 5/8 bolts.

08-20-2006, 11:08 PM
mine arn't rotten yet. . .

sj-x 500
08-20-2006, 11:15 PM
every other kick i have ever seen are rotten, when you try to remove the body mount nuts, they just spin.

08-20-2006, 11:16 PM
yea, you gotta take care of your trackick.

rat trap
08-24-2006, 11:31 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]

08-24-2006, 11:37 PM
wd 40 sucks, get some movitt or liquid wrench,
spray let soak in a bit(30 mins or so) spray again then tourch

08-27-2006, 05:00 PM
its a sign from the 4x4 gods tellin you not too put the body lift in..........