GQ Body Mount Bolts

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GQ Body Mount Bolts

Post by Zantus » 24 Feb 2014 20:20

So, I have this very irritating clucking noise coming from under the driver and passenger feet on my GQ. I search around on Patrol forums and eventually found that it is the bodymounts.

So, on Saturday, I thought I'd loosen the nust and see what's up, BUT.....the bolts turn with the nuts :surprised:

How do I get to the head of the bolts, I cannot see any way to get to it from below. Can you get to it from inside the car by lifting the carpets?

I don't want to rip out the interior and find that I've gone down the wrong path.

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Re: GQ Body Mount Bolts

Post by Tinus lotz » 24 Feb 2014 20:42

Mark greenhill did his ones about 3 months ago will get him to answer you :thumbup:

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Re: GQ Body Mount Bolts

Post by Peter Connan » 25 Feb 2014 05:55

Zantus, take off the strips under the front doors (some phillips screws), then lift the carpet slightly, and you will see a rubber grommet. Lift that out, and the bolt head will be visible.
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Re: GQ Body Mount Bolts

Post by slmr » 25 Feb 2014 20:34

Zantus,
If you lift the carpet and find that it is a square piece of plastic and not a grommet, then you are in for a four-handed mission to remove the captive nut-holder-plastic-@#$^&-thing
Cannot remember if the front inside-cab ones had those plastic thingys
I destroyed 2 before I got it right to remove them- 0 eight 2 3 seven 2 9 2 eight 6

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Re: GQ Body Mount Bolts

Post by Mark Greenhill » 26 Feb 2014 12:28

Hi There

I have a 2001 4.5 GRX, All I had to do was unscrewt the body mounts from under the car. Never had to remove any carpects.
Mark Greenhill

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