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 Post subject: el k frame
Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 2:00 pm 
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hey guys, just checking before i get half way though pulling the k frame out of the bush basher,

from what i can see having had a look at the car, theres the 2 bolts at the bottom of the shock tower, the 2 bolts at the front of the chassis rail, and the 4 bolts each side of the up rights, shock bolts and last the steering knuckle

is this all that needs to be undone to drop the k frame out of the car?

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 Post subject: Re: el k frame
Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:00 pm 
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2 per side inside the engine bay physically mounted to the kframe.
1 each side into the chassis rail right near the lower control arm
1 each side at the front of the chassis rail, then the ones you said around the shocks/upper arms/steering

 

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 Post subject: Re: el k frame
Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:44 pm 
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thanks mate, but what does the 4 bolts inside the engine bay where the shock towers do?

 

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 Post subject: Re: el k frame
Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:56 pm 
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They are for the upper control arms .

 

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 Post subject: Re: el k frame
Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:58 pm 
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no not them i know them ones, down the bottom of the shock tower on the inside of the chassis rail

 

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 Post subject: Re: el k frame
Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 4:13 pm 
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they hold the kframe to some L brackets, undo those.
you can undo the bolts that go through from the wheel arch instead, but they're normally stupidly tight.

 

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 Post subject: Re: el k frame
Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 5:35 pm 
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ahk i already undid them :P i've undone one shock tower, both shocks and one front bolt off the k frame i dropped all the water so i haven't done the other side yet

 

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