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Old 05-17-2000, 09:28 AM   #1
ShaneW
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Post getting muffler bolts off

Not to sound like a wuss or anything, but what is the best..er..easiest way to get those exhaust bolts off? Last night I went under my car to install the Stromung, but couldn't get those bolts lose with a 12" wrench and bolt greece.

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Old 05-17-2000, 09:31 AM   #2
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You need a 6'4" frame, 220lbs, feed it good and lubricate it with the finest ales you can find, off go the bolts...
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Old 05-17-2000, 10:12 AM   #3
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Impact wrench works
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Old 05-18-2000, 01:58 AM   #4
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I used about a bottle of Liquid Wrench and let them soak for about 15 minutes. It was still REAL hard to get them off, but it just took a lot of elbow grease. Be careful of that muffler heat shield too...I cut my hand on it. Good luck!
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