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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-06-2011, 04:13 PM Thread Starter
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Strut Nut Removal Help

How do you remove the nut at the top of the strut mount?



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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-06-2011, 06:04 PM
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You should have loosened it before you jacked the car up.
Impact might work now, where are the spring compressors ??????

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it takes alot of sudden pressure ur best chance is a impact wrench if not ur prob gonna wanna mount it back up on the car and use a breaker bar

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I figured out that there is a strut nut removal socket it looks like a big spark plug socket and you use a torx bit to hold the strut still while turning the socket. No impact needed. Air would be quicker for sure.
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I figured out that there is a strut nut removal socket it looks like a big spark plug socket and you use a torx bit to hold the strut still while turning the socket. No impact needed. Air would be quicker for sure.
That's what I used. It made the job a lot easier.
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I'm old school no air tools for me.
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The same with me. I have a electric impart wrench. But didn't use it at all when i did my springs.
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