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Old 09-29-2012, 08:39 AM
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Removing front cab mount bolt.

I have tried researching this without avail.
This is the problem: I had to raise the Left side of the cab in order to replace the up pipe to the turbo collector. Doing so, I twisted of the bolt going through the front mount under the radiator support. The problem is: the lower half is still in the robber bushing. I have tried to twist it out, pry it out, and punch it out; itís not coming out.
I found a diagram from Chiltonís with no text describing how to remove and replace the bushing or bolt.
My question is: does anybody know if the bolt and bushing are somehow swedged together or in some way fastened together so that the bolt cannot fall out? I donít care if I have to replace the whole bushing to complete the repair, but I donít know how to remove the bushing with the bolt still in there.
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I did a body lift on my truck and dont remember it being tough to get out. Try using a jack to push it up and out. Lots of lube.
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Should be normal bolt.. My suggestion, grind off top and bottom of bolt and punch the slug left in the middle of the rubber bushing.


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