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HHHEEEEELLLLLLLPPPPPPPP #3680 Nov 15, 6:38am Nov 15, 6:38am
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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!!!!!

Re: HHHEEEEELLLLLLLPPPPPPPP [Re: blitz-gts] #3681 Nov 15, 6:41am Nov 15, 6:41am
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Have you tried a breaker bar yet?


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Re: HHHEEEEELLLLLLLPPPPPPPP [Re: MichaelH] #3682 Nov 15, 9:44am Nov 15, 9:44am
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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?

Re: HHHEEEEELLLLLLLPPPPPPPP [Re: blitz-gts] #3683 Nov 16, 12:41am Nov 16, 12:41am
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I had to use an impact gun


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Re: HHHEEEEELLLLLLLPPPPPPPP [Re: CID498] #3684 Nov 17, 1:14pm Nov 17, 1:14pm
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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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