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1. Let's start with the first bolt position. The nut is not welded on.

2. According to the Factory Assy. Manual, coupes have five (5) bushings per side. Four of the five have mounting bolts, only one is a cushion without the bolt.

Those having bolts:
1. Beneath the cowl - that's the one with the loose nut.
2. In front of the rear wheel kick-up.
3. Behind the rear wheel kick-up.
4. At the very end of the frame.

The cushion without the bolt is located between #1 and #3 above.

So yes, there are only four (4) bolts per side but only one (1) unbolted cushion per side - not two. (Wagons and pickups have a second unbolted cushion per side at the rear wheel kick-up and convertibles have an extra unbolted cushion per side under the cowl inboard of the #1 cushion. Contrary to what catalogs and bushing replacement kits say, big block cars do not have the extra cowl bushing like convertibles do.)

Congrats on not spinning any cage nuts. You've got it made! You might want to put some anti-seize compound on those bolts before you put them back in.

Be safe. Do one side at a time and be sure to stick a block of wood between the body and the frame just in case.
 

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David -

There's been a number of threads posted in the past asking the same question and whole bunch of replies with a variety of approaches to pulling/installing a body. It will probably come down to your resources and where your comfort level lies.

Also, you've probably seen the thread posted in the Restoration Corner section by Shane918 (72Chevelle BODY REMOVAL) asking the same question.
Between your and his posts, you should get some good suggestions from guys who have done it.
 
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