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How does the bed on my 2006 chevy colorado attach to the frame? Do bolts just screw into nuts that are welded to the bed?

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  • jag3296 Sep 29, 2009

    are the nuts in the frame welded? The reason i ask is because the shoulder bolt on the front left side you can actually grab the bolt head and rock it....if it is welded, it feels like the welds broke and that nut is just rocking back and forth.

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Yes it is connected with shoulder bolts and nuts up inside the frame. Some have star bolts that can be taken out from inside the bed.

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  • william moody Sep 30, 2009

    If the bolt in the bed has a smooth rounded top to where you can not get a star bit or allen head in it the nut is not welded. If is does have one of the sockets described then the nut is usually welded to the frame.

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Fig. Oil pan sealant application areas-Canyon & Colorado

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