Getting this TA apart for restoration has been a huge undertaking. All the
bolts are frozen and are breaking half the time. I have one bolt holding
the front sway bar on that just turns. It bolts into the frame and I can
see through a little hole that the bolt is spinning inside. This inside
bolt looks like it should have been welded inside the frame. I can't get a
tool in there. Has anyone encountered this before? Will I have to drill a
large hole in the frame rail?
Any advice would be appreciated.
I can't get a pry bar in, there are only small holes off to either side.
I'll tell you every other bolt on the bottom end has been a real experience.
I need to get the exhaust manifolds off and that will be a nightmare.
I couldn't find a mechanic willing to work on the thing. I'm in pretty much
over my head.
I recommend "PB Blaster" over WD-40. I think it works much better, IMHO.
I'd recommend soaking your fasteners the day prior before you start tackling
them. Side benefit? When you're "over your head" this technique will buy
you 24 hours while you get your game-face on:)
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