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Old 10-09-2009, 10:19 AM
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tan man is correct, the angle is critical , which is why i had my wheels adjusted such that the allen nut was most accessible, then I use a flexible extention and seated it befor turning. On my 450 , I could not access from the top side. They are hard to strip but possible, interestingly the new couplers use torx bolts ( 45 I think)
I may be crazy here , but if you completely remove the steering shaft out of the way( not the tube) could you not get a sawsall blade on that nut? Seems like I would have had enough room to do that .
Oh and make sure its an allen, if it has been replaced in the past it may have a torx bolt
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