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Firestorm
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Firestorm Dec 23, 12:02am - #356681 

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2000 Toyota Celica

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Help with TWM Shortshifter

I am installing my shortshifter and when i am removing the bolts i got 3/4 of them. One of them isnt coming off b/c if i turn the racehet it catches it, then lets go. I think the tread is wearing away. how can i fix this?cry

-Thanks in advance
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Firestorm
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Firestorm Dec 23, 12:48am - #356682 

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2000 Toyota Celica

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its like this...
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so when ever i turn the rachet the nut doesnt move, only the rachet does. I do not mean the inside thread either, i mean the actual nut
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celi4me
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celi4me Dec 23, 1:10am - #356683 

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2003 Toyota Celica GT

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Are you sure you are using the right size socket?

When a nut was stripped that I was trying to remove I put a piece of sand paper over the bolt with rough side down over the bolt. It gave better grip on the bolt/nut.
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eric_h
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eric_h Dec 23, 3:08am - #356684 

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use a vice grip or robogrip...

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