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Old 02-19-2011, 11:03 PM
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I was going to wait until I washed the truck, the snow melted, and it got above 35 degrees, but WTH

Laying on your back on the frozen concrete isn't too bad until you roll on the melting snow puddle, Brrrrrrr

Here's the rivnut tool that came with the nerf bars




And the rivnut mounted on the rivnut tool




I did identify the six holes for the rivnuts to go




And that's how it looks with the rivnut and tool in the hole




Hold the wrench on the bushing and tighten the bolt (always lubricate after every rivnut)




And that's how the rivnut looks after its compressed




Important to remember keep all mounting bolts loose until all 6 (on one side) have been threaded. (I also put anti-seize on the bolt threads)

Finished look on a filthy truck
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Oh that tool is kinda sweet. and the bars look great. Who cares about a little cold
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Looks great! Good idea on the anti-seize.
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Yeh, it sure is dirty. Pfft.
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^^^^ hahah yea so dirty from the looks of it, it looks clean man! Anyways the truck looks great with those steps. The new Mopar ones are actually very good, and much better then the older ones. they are an actual step that help you get in the truck, not like the 3rd gen ones. Those ones were basically there or looks since it was pretty useless as a step haha
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I wish who ever install the bars on my truck had used anti-seize....
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Looks great....Nicely done....You sure your truck was dirty......LOL..
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