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What's the best way of removing studs?


I want to take all the side studs out and might take all out depends how easy it is to take them out.
 

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my guess would be to unbolt the nut and pull the stud through the track?
 

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depending on what height those are i might be interested in buying them if your selling.
 

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snowmobileguy said:
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What's the best way of removing studs?


I want to take all the side studs out and might take all out depends how easy it is to take them out.
Those studs are T-nut style,they are not push throughs,the stud threads into the T-nut on the inside of the track, they will come out easy, a air ratchet would be the fastest way but if you don't have one just get to spinning a hand ratchet, I just installed 96 of those in a Indy Sport last week, took me about 2 hours to put them in by hand, and that was having to push the T-nuts in from the inside of the track, if you end up running into some that give you problems or strip out then a small cutoff disc chucked up in a good 3/8 drill will zip them off pretty quick,if you need to know anything else about them let me know and I'll be glad to help.
 

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Yours look straight and easy to get out. I had a Rev that had 1.75" bent and stripped studs that there was no way the nuts were coming off. I used a plasma cutter and cut them all off,plasma does not get very hot so no damage was done to the track.
 

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98700xc said:
snowmobileguy said:
What's the best way of removing studs?


I want to take all the side studs out and might take all out depends how easy it is to take them out.
Those studs are T-nut style,they are not push throughs,the stud threads into the T-nut on the inside of the track, they will come out easy, a air ratchet would be the fastest way but if you don't have one just get to spinning a hand ratchet, I just installed 96 of those in a Indy Sport last week, took me about 2 hours to put them in by hand, and that was having to push the T-nuts in from the inside of the track, [highlight=green]if you end up running into some that give you problems or strip out then a small cutoff disc [/highlight=green]chucked up in a good 3/8 drill will zip them off pretty quick,if you need to know anything else about them let me know and I'll be glad to help.
I had to use the disc grinder on a good portion of the studs I removed from my last track- the studs were very rusty so the allen wrench on the inside of the track stripped the T-nut. Disc grinder works very well, but be careful of where the sparks are flying or you'll melt the track a little (speaking from experience).

However, those studs look pretty damn clean, so I don't think they will give you much trouble.
 

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what are you doing? parting out a sled?
 

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robosnow said:
what are you doing? parting out a sled?
If you read, he writes that he wants to take studs out.
 
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snowmobileguy said:
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What's the best way of removing studs?


I want to take all the side studs out and might take all out depends how easy it is to take them out.
It's a pain - took me about 3 days switching out studs (about 130 of them) because the first owner put studs that were too long in it and also the points were dull. I had a b*tch of a time getting about 3 of them out, the allen wrench wouldn't hold - had to hack saw it off when I couldn't get on it with bold cutters. Wouldn't want to do that again anytime soon.

I'd just take the outside ones out if I were you and leave the rest in. It's easier to mat your trailer if that's the reason you don't want 'em.
 

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Yeah I know how to read, and write for that matter. I'm just curious as to why?

sledcrusher said:
robosnow said:
what are you doing? parting out a sled?
If you read, he writes that he wants to take studs out.
 
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