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I cant get one of the bolts out of my trac bar bracket, and I was wondering if anyone might have any ideas. It will turn, but it wont loosen up any.
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Is it one of the bolts that goes inside the drivers side frame rail?

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It is one of the bolts on the frame rail
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Well there should be two bolts in the fram rail. There is a square access hole on the outside of the frame rail. The nuts are held in place with a thin peice of metal that jams against the side of the frame rail. Over time the nuts either seize up or rust or whatever and then this peice of metal is not enought to hold the nut and ends up spining. If its the bolt closest to the access hole you can get an end wrench on it if you angle everything just right. If its the front one, well, I would get out the grinder...

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I wish it was the rear one. Do you think i will be able to get it out if I cut the head off the bolt?
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well, you will be able to get the track bar bracket off which will give you more room. The nuts have a little wiggle room. So if you cut the head off and pushed it up through the in side you should be able to get it out and then buy another from the dealer with an intact metal strap piece..

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