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 Post subject: Cant Crack Bolt on shocks
Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2012 1:11 pm 
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iv tried to crack the bolts on the EL Rear shocks on the diff and it wont budge iv tried with a crack bar and iv tried with a cordless impact drill and neitha can seem to get it to budge any1 have any ideas, dont realli wanna go to a shop n pay them $200 just to undo 4 bolts
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 Post subject: Re: Cant Crack Bolt on shocks
Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2012 3:42 pm 
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smack the head of the bolts with a big, hard hammer, it will compress them a little and take some load off the threads, then use a mallet with the breaker bar and work away.

 

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Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2012 4:25 pm 
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StevenBruzz wrote:
iv tried to crack the bolts on the EL Rear shocks on the diff and it wont budge iv tried with a crack bar and iv tried with a cordless impact drill and neitha can seem to get it to budge any1 have any ideas, dont realli wanna go to a shop n pay them $200 just to undo 4 bolts


You could try spraying some WD-40 or CRC on them and let it soak for awhile.
Then do what TyLeR3397 said to do

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Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:01 am 
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get it up high and use a long breaker bar.

 

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Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:06 am 
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as suggested; big breaker bar
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 Post subject: Re: Cant Crack Bolt on shocks
Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2012 10:16 am 
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If they're really tough I use my legs to push the breaker.

 

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Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2012 9:56 pm 
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onl if i had a hoist :) the things i could do

yeah i might try the combo hammer wd-40 and n breaker bar (:
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Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2012 10:00 pm 
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Need to eat more Wheaties mate ;)

 

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Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2012 6:33 pm 
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hahaha maybe there's my problem i'm a nutri grain Kidd
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Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2012 11:16 pm 
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REW93N wrote:
Need to eat more Wheaties mate ;)

theres the problem,gorillas hungry---eats ironman food

 

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Posted: Sat Sep 15, 2012 6:36 am 
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yehh
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 Post subject: Re: Cant Crack Bolt on shocks
Posted: Sat Sep 15, 2012 6:46 am 
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have you fixed it yet?

 

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