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    like I said in your other thread I ground down the 2 sides on a cheap socket so I could use an open wrench on the socket and put an allen wrench down the middle, other people say an impact will do the trick though I have never tried that
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    Quote Originally Posted by bkotzman00 View Post
    like I said in your other thread I ground down the 2 sides on a cheap socket so I could use an open wrench on the socket and put an allen wrench down the middle, other people say an impact will do the trick though I have never tried that

    The impact wrench would have made your and my life alot easier ............I just assumed it wouldn't work
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    Quote Originally Posted by Robman7835 View Post
    The impact wrench would have made your and my life alot easier ............I just assumed it wouldn't work
    I know right
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    Quote Originally Posted by bkotzman00 View Post
    I know right

    And the end of my allen wrench wouldn't still be in the end of your blown strut.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Robman7835 View Post
    And the end of my allen wrench wouldn't still be in the end of your blown strut.....
    which is going to be a blast to replace
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    Quote Originally Posted by bkotzman00 View Post
    which is going to be a blast to replace

    I think you'll have no problems getting it off................




    and if you do you can just cut the strut in half............
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    Quote Originally Posted by Robman7835 View Post
    just cut the strut in half............
    if we do that I have to take pics and send them to JR
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    Quote Originally Posted by bkotzman00 View Post
    if we do that I have to take pics and send them to JR

    haha......... might i suggest trying the impact gun first?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Robman7835 View Post
    haha......... might i suggest trying the impact gun first?
    ok if i get it broke loose tighten it the same way it came offor sould i torq it to spec
    Last edited by lucky; 04-09-2007 at 07:29 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lucky View Post
    ok if i get it broke loose tighten it the same way it came offor sould i torq it to spec
    you will be alright with a "good enough" tightness but if you want the exact torque spec pm Big Sky and he will know
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