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Old 06-27-2013, 10:47 AM   #11
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Be very careful using standard sockets or universal (wobbly) adapters with an impact gun. It is strongly recommended that you only use impact sockets and adapters. That being said, have I done this in a pinch, yes, but I would advise against it. They aren't designed to handle the "hammering" effect as impact sockets are. They are very prone to shattering, especially if you have to try to break something loose and are hammering on it for long periods of time. Make sure you wear gloves and safety glasses and don't hold onto the socket or anything while you are impacting.
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Old 06-27-2013, 11:49 AM   #12
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last year I ran into a similar problem with my lower driver's side rear shock mount. the bolt was absolutely rusted tight and seized. a breaker bar didn't work, so I soaked it with Liquid Wrench and got an electric impact gun... still didn't budge. gave up and took it to a shop to do the entire job lol. damn these Canadian winters! wish I could work on a California car or something
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Well I picked it up this morning along with impact sockets, so we'll see this weekend.
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