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Author Bottom Ball Joint Pinch Bolt Stuck!
Ian W
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Registered: 8th Nov 03
Location: Wirral, Merseyside
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3rd Aug 15 at 20:14   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Came to do the 'simple' job of replacing a bottom ball joint and the 13mm pinch bolt is stuck solid :/

Any ideas for removal? I have soaked it in plusgas for now which hopefully will help.
bigron1988
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Registered: 29th Aug 09
Location: Southport, Merseyside
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3rd Aug 15 at 20:17   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Nut stuck on bolt or have you got that of and can't get the bolt out , if nut is of, use a punch to knock it back out
Ian W
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3rd Aug 15 at 20:44   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Yep, nut is off bolt is stock solid. So I should be able to knock it out then...sounds a plan.

Cheers!
Dee25790
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3rd Aug 15 at 20:51   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Fucking huge hammer and fireeeee
Dee25790
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3rd Aug 15 at 20:52   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Sorry had a moment there realise that comment actually isn't very helpful

Heat it and whack it
Ian W
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4th Aug 15 at 06:46   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Thanks for the tips, will be having a go after work and hopefully succeeding

 
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