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Old 07-09-2012, 11:11 AM   #1
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Put a good long breaker bar on rear axle nut without any results. I am assuming that both sides are right tighting threads?

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Old 07-09-2012, 11:18 AM   #2
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they're on there tight - 340 ft-lbs. make sure the car is on the ground when you try to break them loose...

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With the car on the ground, in gear, and the emergency brake on, remove the center hub cap (see Photo 3 of Pelican Technical Article: Tire and Wheel Sizing), and use a long breaker bar to loosen up the drive shaft flange axle nut. This nut is tightened to more than 460 Nm (340 ft-lbs): it will take quite a bit of force to loosen it up. Lift the car up again and remove the wheel once more.
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:37 AM   #3
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Yup. Lefty-loosey
Put a good long pipe on the end of the good long breaker bar.
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:46 AM   #4
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Thanks, goy wd40 on it and I'll just get a longer bar
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Old 07-09-2012, 01:05 PM   #5
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i'll just say i took the car in to an indy to do it and watched them break the nut loose. they had a bar which i swear was 4 ft. long and it took the guy standing on it to break the nut loose...
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A good 3/4" or 1" impact wrench and 150PSIG air (capable of 1400 ft lbs.) makes it a snap...........

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