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Old 04-29-2005, 03:55 PM   #1
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ORP Install??

Im tryen to put my ORP on. I have my car on ramps. Yet the two bolts that attach the cat tot he flex pipe wont come loose. They are stuck on there. I need some ideas as to how I can get these 2 suckers off. I have used a mini tourch on them to try and heat em up. Lube to loosen em and im usen a wrench with a long extension to get on the bolts but they just wont come off!!!

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If they are really rusty you may have to bust them to get them off and get some new bolts. If you do that, get you a 1/2 drive ratchet and the correct size socket and torque the hell out of it
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Yeah, I used a super long (24") extension, laid on my back (feet at the front) and just roared on the bolt. It SUCKS big time to do, but there is no other way.

Liquid wrench it a few times, let 'er soak, you'll get it...

The first time is the toughest...after that, its a 10 minute swap w/ a cig. break.
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PB Blaster and breaker bar....

I sprayed mine with PB plaster each of the two days before I did the work. And I still had to use a breaker bar to get it off. They are a beeeooottch
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Ya I got 4 off except 1 left on the header flange and it just waint commin loose. I stripped it pretty bad so I moved onto some lock wrench to just rip right into it and it still aint comming off
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i was literally yanking on my bolts so hard i was picking myself (210lbs) off the ground..........................they finally came loose after some wd40,marvel mystery oil,and whatever else i could find and some more yanking
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How about just cutting the bolt off?? will this work??
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^^^^you would have to get some new bolts and if you do be sure to get some GRADE 8 BOLTS, LOCK WASHERS, WASHERS, and NUTS becuase of the heat going through there
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yea I already have new bolts so. dam this 1 bold . always some little problem
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Its always one bolt...yep.

Trust me, once its done, it'll be worth the blood sweat and tears.
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