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Old 04-24-2019, 03:56 PM   #11
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Its probably from rust/corrosion build up on the outer end of the bolt threads. I would try to get a lot of penetrating oil onto the end of the bolt and then try to work it out even if you can only get it to go an additional 16th of a turn each time then screw it back in. Thread out then in. Keep working it out/in but once it binds dont put more force on it just screw it back in. Working it like this should eventually work it out.

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Mine did the same thing so I went at it with a fairly large wrench and finally it broke free, or so I thought. It actually sheared off so I was left with a portion of the bolt still stuck in the weld nut. I was able to work the torque strut mount off and thought I was going to have to drill out the remaining portion of the bolt. I thought I would heat it up with a propane torch a bit to soften the steel prior to drilling. I gave it the heat for a good three to five minutes and that must have been enough to break the rust bond because when I started to drill it, it spun itself out the rest of the way. Lucked out on that one.
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