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hey all,

so i decided it was time to remove the carpet from my bronco to give it a good cleaning...

while removing the driver side seat, the back passenger side bolt snapped in two with ease.. :banghead that bolt is actually welded in place, a nut is what hold the seat...

anyway.. what do yall think i should do??
 

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Had the same thing happen to mine. I went under the truck and heated up the bolt (make sure your rug is removed and have someone in the truck in case of fire) sticking through the nut, cherry red and was able to remove it easily with a pair of vise grips.
 

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I had the same issue, had to drill them out. replaced them with grade 8 bolts and anti-seized the heck out of them.
 

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No, you can't tap sheet metal. Just unSCREW the stud and screw in a bolt, or a replacement stud - either is common in JYs, and doesn't have to come from a chair. If the block is ruined, weld in a new block, as shown in those links.
10-4... I'll give it a shot.. I have about 1/4" of stud left.. so I'll see what I can do
 
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