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RE: Strut cap removal tool?
Gary, I recently did mine and I managed to get it with a big pipe wrench
and a 10 foot metal bar. (yes that probably was overkill but it's all I
had available) Do you have the struts off of the car? I did mine while
the struts were still on the car, and the wheel on the ground using a
method posted by another lister. If you want more info on this, let me
180 Yorston St
Williams Lake, BC, V2G 3Z1
'86 5KTQ stock (if you don't know what it means, you aren't in the club)
>From: Gary Erickson[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>Sent: October 14, 1999 7:26 AM
>Subject: Strut cap removal tool?
>Does anybody have any info about where to find the strut cap removal
>tool (Audi # 2069/a)?
>I've tried the usual alternatives including a pipe wrench and a big F'in
>pair of channel-locks but the damn thing just won't budge. I'm thinking
>I might actually have to resort to purchasing the tool so that I can
>attack it with my impact wrench to break it loose.
>Also interested if anybody has one to loan (especially in the PNW) since
>the only price reference I've seen on this tool was a comment from Scott
>J. in Dec '96 that said he paid in the neighborhood of $200 for it.
>Comments and suggestions are always welcome.
>'85 turbo GT coupe
>'89 80q (with stubborn strut caps)