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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 02-11-2011, 04:52 PM Thread Starter
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I get my Fe5's the other day. Now does anyone know where i can get the strut nut socket? The guy who helped me lower the car i'm not really on speaking trems with and he has air and i don't. So i'm goin old school with no air tools.
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just rent an impact from an auto store if they allow it.. some places do some dont

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I don't have air is the problem.
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An electric impact wrench is often the way to go these days. I know several pro mechanics that use these instead of air impact wrenches for a lot of jobs. I was skeptical myself, having been used to air tools for years, but when I used one to get the front rims off a rusty old farm tractor a few years back I was sold and purchased one shortly afterwards. No need to mess with compressors and hoses just extension cords.

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You can get an electric impact alomost anywhere, if this is a one time use for the wrench, go to harbor freight. I got mine from a pawn shop years ago and it still works great, was not a harbor freght one though.



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I have both electric and pneumatic and they both work great but the electric is nice and more convenient.
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When you find the size for the nut, go to harbor freight or any other tool store.



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The torx is a 45 and the nut is a 13/16 I think.
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I got a electric one from harbor Freight and it works good.
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I get my Fe5's the other day. Now does anyone know where i can get the strut nut socket?
Any local auto parts store should carry it. I believe its a 21mm socket.




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