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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Jul 2nd, 08, 10:05 AM Thread Starter
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Aluminum body mounts

Right behind me, still in their box, are my new aluminum body bushings. They're sceaming to be installed. That means six orignal bolts on my car that will no longer be on the list of 'untouched'.
Any tips or tricks to the installation? Rust is not likely. Trust me.

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Re: Aluminum body mounts

Yes. I did see some nice instructions on this.... maybe a 'sticky'.
I will look. It might have been on the NastyZ28 site.

This should help..... http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=17406

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Re: Aluminum body mounts

Be careful of the steering rag joint when separating the middle mount on the LH side. Just separate enough to remove the mount.
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Will do. Thanks Dave.

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Re: Aluminum body mounts

Soak your existing old bolts in some type of penetrating oil (Zep Preserve worked really well for me), over a couple days before you try to break the bolts loose. It really helps getting the old rust body mount bolts out this way.

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