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Help Needed Please,i Need To Take My Front Shock(Strut)Off,the Nut On The Top Is Realy Rusty&and The Allen Key Bit On Top Is Rounded Off?


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#1 steve0200

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 04:36 PM

hi guys,i need to take my front shock(strut)off on my 1998 2.3 galaxy,to change the top rubbers,but the nut on the top is realy rusty&and the allen key bit on top is rounded off?im going to order a new set of shocks,so i just need to find away to get the old ones off. any help would be great.

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#2 oilburner79

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 05:03 PM

If its really bad the only thing to do is cut it off. When I change Galaxy front struts I always spend a week beforehand bathing them in WD40 as they trap water and as you've found are impossible to shift

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 07:20 PM

thanks for your reply.any idea where i should cut it?


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