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Re: unbolting control arms revisited
> Not to pick on this particular writer, but if folks would take about two
> seconds to read a bit of a message before deleting, it might certainly
> cut down on many of the "synth oil, headlights, tools, etc" posts.
> > So, now I'm asking. What were some of the methods and/or tools used to
> > remove the control arms from the subframe, on a 4ksq or C-GT?
> Buy a 17 mm combo wrench (box and open end) at a pawn shop for $1. Add a
> little "acetelyne offset" to the box end.
Not everyone has ready access to "acetylene offset"...
> Don't forget to replace the nuts (or at least use some Lok-tite).
They're supposed to be self locking nuts, replace every time you remove.
10 mm coarse thread I think.