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blitz-gts
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Nov 15, 7:38am - #3680 
HHHEEEEELLLLLLLPPPPPPPP

i cant get the damn nuts of the rear struts!!! i broke 2 sockets and a socket wrench trying. how can i get the damn nut off!!!!!

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Nov 15, 7:41am - #3681 
Have you tried a breaker bar yet?


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Nov 15, 10:44am - #3682 
yea. that didnt work so we put a pole onto that for more leverage which broke one of the sockets. how much torque are on these damn bolts?

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Nov 16, 1:41am - #3683 
I had to use an impact gun


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Nov 17, 2:14pm - #3684 
go buy some "liquid wrench" put some on the end of the bolt and let it soak in to the threads.
if that doesn't work, heat the nut with some kind of torch(don't melt the shit)and try taking it off while its hot. And if that still doesn't work, buy a "nut splitter" split the fucking thing and just buy a new nut!


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