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Old 06-25-2010, 09:48 AM
RangerLuc RangerLuc is offline
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Default front driveshaft

need some tips on how to get those 4 lil bastard bolts out. i just broke my second T27 bit and cant get them out!
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Old 06-25-2010, 09:51 AM
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the heads are hex shaped. i was able to get a small wrench on mine to get them out. otherwise get the easy-out or just drill the heads off.
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Old 06-25-2010, 09:58 AM
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the heads are hex shaped. i was able to get a small wrench on mine to get them out. otherwise get the easy-out or just drill the heads off.
thanks for the help pat!
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Old 06-25-2010, 10:09 AM
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thanks for the help pat!
no problem man, good luck!
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-RCD Suspension lift
-33x12.5 BFG KM2's on Mickey Thomson classic locks
-4:56 gears
-Auburn gear LS
-James Duff traction bars
-Headers
-Flowmaster duals
-SCT X-Cal2 and some small exterior mods

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2321189

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-LED third brake light
-Weathertech floor liners
-Edge tuner
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Old 06-25-2010, 10:34 AM
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ok, drill bits wont drill it out and im using cobalt. and i cant get my 3/8 wrench on it enough without stripping it. any other tips? lol
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Old 06-25-2010, 01:30 PM
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Default Re: front driveshaft

Go buy some easy outs. Our since you aren't going to be using it anymore, cut them off with a grinder.
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Old 06-29-2010, 06:05 PM
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Default Re: front driveshaft

try spraying the bolts with "pb blaster" or "creole" (i think thats the name)
might help loosen the bolts a little bit
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