Broken Running Board Stud

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by BROKEROB1, Jun 21, 2005.

  1. BROKEROB1

    BROKEROB1 SILVER Star

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    Hi Guys,
    I was removing my running boards a couple of nights ago. Things were going surprising quick (thanks to some PB Blaster) until the middle stud snapped off. :doh:
    If you remember, 5 bolts hold the boards on, and 1 bolt is welded with a nut that comes off.
    Now, I am scheduled to get my new sliders from Slee on Friday and I am not sure about this. Would my best bet be to try to drill out the remaining broken bolt? Could I just match one of the existing bolts and use that?
    Could I access the other end of the broken bolt?
    Thoughts ideas suggestions appreciated...

    Also, I am a :banana: kinda guy with :banana: kinda guy tools.


    Thanks

    Rob
     
  2. CreeperSleeper

    CreeperSleeper Cascade Cruisers SILVER Star

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    I don't think the sliders mount to the body at all, just the frame. Are you worried about clearance? That shouldn't be an issue because of were the stud is.
     
  3. e9999

    e9999 You want to do what...? Moderator

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    different fastening system altogether I would think...
    no prob
     
  4. BROKEROB1

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    thanks for your expertise.... I guess I could have just been patient:)

    Rob
     
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    I dunno, my sliders weld to the frame :D
     
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