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Originally Posted by JFairman View Post
If you drill out the threaded boss thats welded into the front suspension pan than I guess all you can do is put a longer bolt through it and put a washer and nylock nut on it. Seems like that would work ok.
The other two behind it are where the front control arm bushing mount is bolted to the suspension pan. If you remove those bolts I would spray some penetrating oil on them first and let it soak for a while so they don't break off. If that doesn't work try heat from a torch but that will burn up the undercoating and paint around there.

It's a good idea to coat those front suspension bolts and the rear springplate cover bolts with grease or antisieze before installing them so they don't corrode into place.

good luck with it.
Thanks for that info.
Its funny as the bolt WAS removing when i was taking it off to get the remains of the front bar off ( see pic) but it stopped halfway and then snapped in two , one half fell on the ground and other half still in there , also it was not rusted in anyway so it might have been cross threaded, i dont know im no mechanic, i just want a roof ,

And You know the bolts that hold the Manifold to the top of the engine...?
all and everyone of them finger tight! i could undo each one with just my hand unbelievable

I think ill have to drop the engine to check rest of pathways for tightness etc,,more things to do while sorting out a roof, oh well back to it
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