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Old 10-18-2001, 06:05 PM
Ron Johnstone Ron Johnstone is offline
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I always remove bolts by first fitting them with a good box or socket wrench, then hitting the wrench with my hand rather than trying to turn the wrench. The shock is what helps breaking it loose. If that doesn't work, I apply "Liquid Wrench", wait a while, then again hit the wrench, but this time with a rubber mallet. If that doesn't work and I have room, an impact wrench, either air or electric, will 99% do the job.
The thing to remember is never try initially to turn the bolt/nut, always shock it loose.
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