Don't remove your front sway bar with an impact

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The bolts have loctite and these are the lamest captured nuts ive ever seen. Luckily the bolt backed out enough to be able to get a sawzall in there.

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Captured nut looks like some kind of pressed/keyed fit.

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Good news is there is plenty of room to get real hardware in there.
 

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The bolts have loctite and these are the lamest captured nuts ive ever seen. Luckily the bolt backed out enough to be able to get a sawzall in there.


Captured nut looks like some kind of pressed/keyed fit.


Good news is there is plenty of room to get real hardware in there.
I had three of those break loose where my rear bumper (aftermarket steel) attaches to the frame as I tried to pull my truck out of mud. By sheer luck I was able to get a pair of vise grips and eventually got them all out. Replaced with new bolts, nuts and lock washers. I was shocked how poorly they were attached. Even a remedial tack weld would’ve worked better.
 

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Always a good idea to use tighten+loosen back and forth when using an impact, especially if you see any loc-tite on the bolt.

JP
 
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