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Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:41 pm 
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just trying to undo the pinion and cant remember the last time i did it if it was reverse thread or not :S

can anyone help?

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Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:45 pm 
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As far as I know, it is a right hand thread (normal). :)
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Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:46 pm 
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No and 1-1/8th socket if I recall correctly.

 

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Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:54 pm 
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Yes reverse thread. I broke 2 bolts using a rattle gun trying to get mine out
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Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 9:10 pm 
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Another vote for RH thread.

 

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Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 9:28 pm 
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Normal thread, not reverse. Best to undo it whilst the diff is in the car.

 

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Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 9:34 pm 
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I use a 400mm long 20mm box section with 2 holes in it, i slap bolts in two flange holes and a breaker bar on the nut.

Undoes in seconds!

Or as above, get someone to hold on the brakes or use the pissy handbrake.

 

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