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Old 10-20-2013, 07:34 PM   #1
King_rex503
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Default Need help with DP removal please '13 Hatch

The title says it all. The DP is really on there and I don't want to strip/break any of the bolts. I've tried pb blaster, breaker bar, sheer strength and just can't seem to get a single bolt loose. I'm looking to either bring my car to someones place or have someone stop by mine. I can provide beer as payment. Please help. Thanks everyone.

Oh yeah, I live in close in North Portland.
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Old 10-20-2013, 09:06 PM   #2
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I would have a professional do it honestly.
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Old 10-20-2013, 11:11 PM   #3
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How big was the breaker bar? I remember mine were pretty tough until I put a longer pipe on the bar. Once it breaks loose just a touch, they should go the rest of the way pretty easy.
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Old 10-21-2013, 01:25 AM   #4
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Get one of these and/or the 3/8" one if there's not enough clearance. Be sure to use a 6 point socket to reduce the chances of rounding it off.

http://www.harborfreight.com/12-driv...bar-67933.html
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Old 10-21-2013, 01:47 AM   #5
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I'm in north portland if you need some help. I got some pretty big breaker bars if you want to try.
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Old 10-21-2013, 10:09 AM   #6
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Which bolt is it (I am assuming right by the turbo)? If u have the clearance, go to home depot and buy those portable propane torches. Heat the crap out of it... like leave the heat on there for a few good minutes then try to crack it. I have also heated up a nut really good and hot and then sprayed PB on the stud... the PB worked its way into threads. But have a good fan working closeby and good ventilation
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Old 10-21-2013, 07:05 PM   #7
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Thank for all the suggestions everyone. risc a special thanks to you. Harbor freight came through for me, and it was on sale for 6.99. All bolts off and new DP is on. hmmm, what to do next is the big question now?
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:42 PM   #8
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hopefully a tune was next ? lol

enjoy what you have for a bit, drive it, learn it, love it. don't throw mods at it for the sake of throwing more mods at it. find what you want to improve and zero in on it.
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Old 10-23-2013, 11:37 AM   #9
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I broke 2 bolts and a stud on a 12 sti....

they are really on there. it had 750 miles on it. its super easy to replace the studs.
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Old 10-23-2013, 12:47 PM   #10
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I broke 2 bolts and a stud on a 12 sti....

they are really on there. it had 750 miles on it. its super easy to replace the studs.
2 nuts. Done
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