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Old 04-28-2010, 08:07 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by sailor View Post
Posted via FF MobileJust covering all bases w/reverse thread question... (would turn out) Why NOT use impact? Normal tool when you can get at it with one... Reversing directions with an impact helps remove stuck bolts - Same as with wrench but more so as impact gets a better "hit" when you catch it`s mechanism just right - back & forth gets you that extra impact ...
Originally Posted by zetecDon View Post
To loosen the crankshaft pulley bolt you have to turn it counter clockwise. I just recently did this when I changed my timing belt. I used an impact on mine and it took it right off of there without any issues.
...So, I won't "shear the head off the bolt" then? AND back to the original question: HOW MUCH TORQUE DO I NEED FOR THIS OPERATION? Is a 450Nm wrench sufficient for the job in hand?

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