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Cab/body mount replacement help please

Just bought an 05 CCSB with some shoddy body mounts. Found some aftermarket polyurethane ones by Daystar I'm planning on grabbing up.

I've searched the forum and nobody has any kind of procedure for it. From what I've read the dealer will charge $90 a pop so I would prefer to do it myself if possible.

Can I do one at time just jack up each side? And would I need to pull carpet or seats? If anyone has done this I would appreciate any advice. Also if anyone has used these Daystar mounts how did they work out?
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Bump! Anybody had to do this? Talked to 2 shops and it looks like $500-$600 in labor if I supply the parts. $800 is more than I want to drop to solve a clunk

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Looks like the rear 2 are the culprit.
Anyone worked on this before? Trying to save myself $600 if I can do it myself but it's not in a Haynes or anything.

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I think mine are loose. Let me known if you hea anything .. I think you need to take up the carpet and that's how you get to them. But as far as install, I'm all ears...

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I replaced the the rear ones on my 05 crew cab a few months ago. Mines looked exactly like yours. When I drove around it made noises that began to drive me crazy. I loosened up all of the body mounts and slowly jacked up the rear of the cab with two floor jacks, slowly going up at the same time with both jacks, until I got just enough room to slide them in. You access all bolts except for the two very front bolts from under the carpet. You can pop the panels from the side and pick up the carpet or literally just pull the carpet from under it. If you hit the bolts with an impact the bushings hit the ground(if they aren't just so dang dry rotted to the frame) Just make sure you loosen ALL bolts and a take your time. You don't want to get your hand pinned between the cab and frame. Easy job. If you're like me, defiantly not worth paying 600 bucks for someone else to do.


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Oh and to get to the "kinda" middle body mount. I slid a ratchet under the carpet behind the front and passenger seat. It's sunk into the floor. Just feel around for it. Took a lil longer than the other bolts. Maybe a better way but that's what I did.


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