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I havent found anything in a search so here it goes.
 
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cmon Junk,If I made an attempt to get it off then I must have climbed up there and looked.Seriously I've made every attempt to get this bieach off I just need a lil advice on how to get these stripped screws out.I'm guessing there's a nut spinning under there and I really dont want to mess with accessing it via the headliner.Any ideas?
 
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cmon Junk,If I made an attempt to get it off then I must have climbed up there and looked.Seriously I've made every attempt to get this bieach off I just need a lil advice on how to get these stripped screws out.I'm guessing there's a nut spinning under there and I really dont want to mess with accessing it via the headliner.Any ideas?
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OK, but if you would have added your second thread under this one, instead of starting yet another thread, then it would have been clear you tried it! Otherwise, re-read you post dude- in the above, there is no indication you even frickin looked at it.
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Ok,OK....I'm new to forums.Pretty sure I'll remember the next time now that i'ts been beat into my head....HA. Anyways just hacksawed the bolt's off.They were completely rusted corroded on.Now I just have some cleaning up of paint to do and hole fillin.As I mentioned before 4 of the 8 screws came out fine and still retain the original threads in there.The other 4 holes are a lil bit bigger seeing how the threaded part is completely gone.Gonna stop by the dealer and see if I cant pick up just 4 of the thread inserts(I doubt it though).The plan is to get some shorter screws slap a lil silicone on there and screw'em in.Should work.What do you guys think?
 
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I've heard a lot of the silicone products will cause rust as the curing agent is acidic or something like that, try to use something that is meant for bodywork.
 
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The tag line makes perfect sense to some people. Others it doesn't. Think about it a while and, with a little research, it will make sense.

I'm absolutely certain that Tyler gets it 'cause he's a closet hacker.
-B-
 

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Junk - didn't you mean how many #0000 0110's?
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-B-,thnx thats the kind of help I was looking for.Yes I have made it to the dealer and have the new inserts ordered...Love this forum
 
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Bill's got it !
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Hey, that's my sig... I stole it fare and square from another forum. Did you get it from an email I might have sent you or another place.

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Spencer,

That one is probably older than you are and I've used it off and on in sig lines for about 10 years.

Besides, I've never heard of you before today. :D

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Like I said B , and maybe Mike will relate to this ...

16 kinds of people .. hexy , and butt fugly !

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I caught it but prefer to speak the national language of binary and not the new-fangled hexadecimal. On formal occassions octal is allowed though.

Translated to octal: half a 14 pack.
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