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by Dakota
Sun Aug 30, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Defeated
Replies: 21
Views: 8004

Re: Defeated

I'm not bloody giving in , breaker bar and skinny grinding discs on the shopping list on pay day I will just have to wait another couple of weeks . So new plan get on the ramps and Jack up one side higher leaving ramps just in case and axle stand it out and if I can't get the nuts to move brute forc...
by Dakota
Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Defeated
Replies: 21
Views: 8004

Re: Defeated

Kit wrote:
Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:24 pm
Cut them off with a grinder :o

Quick & easy way

Kit
Was thinking that but can't get in because of the way the brackets are on the down pipe as who ever did it last in sure has but the nuts in the wrong side .
by Dakota
Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Defeated
Replies: 21
Views: 8004

Re: Defeated

As I have a bad back I sometimes can’t get as much force as I used to so this was the nest £20 spent in recent years on tools: https://www.machinemart.co.uk/p/clarke-pro210-half-inch-drive-breaker-bar/ The only issue can sometimes be finding enough room to swing it, especially under the car. Yes th...
by Dakota
Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Defeated
Replies: 21
Views: 8004

Re: Defeated

I had the same issue a few year ago, I couldn't remove the bolts from the down pipe the the cat, but I was luck that I could remove the back box from the middle pipe so after doing that I took the rest off in one (front down pipe cat and middle pipe) and then once off the car I managed to remove th...
by Dakota
Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Defeated
Replies: 21
Views: 8004

Re: Defeated

Can you get a nut splitter in there? Very doubtful as all the brackets for the downpipe are in the way . Was thinking grinder but really doubt even with skinny cutting discs I would get that in. Being a daily it's got to be done in a day and Sundays when I dont see my son are the only chance I get ...
by Dakota
Sun Aug 30, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Defeated
Replies: 21
Views: 8004

Re: Defeated

Can you get a nut splitter in there? Very doubtful as all the brackets for the downpipe are in the way . Was thinking grinder but really doubt even with skinny cutting discs I would get that in. Being a daily it's got to be done in a day and Sundays when I dont see my son are the only chance I get ...
by Dakota
Sun Aug 30, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Defeated
Replies: 21
Views: 8004

Defeated

So the decat turned up and been collecting new exhaust parts all month with gaskets , rubbers etc . Sunday morning sun so I thought right let's get this project started . Got the old boy who lives up stairs to watch me on the ramp , got the cardboard out the boots and got the tools out . The thought...