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Old 05-04-2012, 07:52 PM   #55
Bikelok
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Originally Posted by Uncle Scotty View Post
you dont quite understand the issue, here

lotsa d0000ds gonna snap off the captured nuts in the subframe tryin this.....lots and lots

and this is one of those things that is NOT easy to fix....but REAL-REAL easy to **** up because of rust in the threads of the captured nut....and once the captured nut snaps off...ya cant get the bolt out without dropping the subframe...even if ya cut the bolt head off....and then it will rattle

have fun
^^^bsdoig, this is what probably happened to you. You have to be VERY VERY careful that the threads are clean and you can thread it in with your hand all the way before using a wrench.
Good luck.
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