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Help needed with diff spacers?

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Hey guys! I'm working on getting a set of spacers, and figured I would drop the bolts out of the front diff mounts, and wait for the spacers, and the new half shaft to come... or so I thought.

The Problem: I started loosening the bolts, and one appears to have a nut inside the boxed frame, with no apparent way in with a wrench. Is this the same on everyone elses, or did the welds brake off a nut welded to the frame?



***anyone response with a tech diagram would be most appreciated.***
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More so can you access the nut? Get a vice grips on it? Or get a wire welder in there?
Well they got a welder in there and a arc welder would be the easiest to get in there and hit a tack on it but I like mig welding cause it is easier to start the bead and can run a bead without running out of rod lol
Take a screwdriver in there and try knocking some more paint off around the nut so you can make contact easier. I also like to take the tip of the welding rod and give it a slight whack on the ground to take a bit of the welding rod shielding coating.
Or go to a local hardware store or a fastenal if there's one nearby.
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