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Old 09-12-2008, 10:19 PM
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I'v used oxycetelene torches b4, but only to cut simple things, and to heat and chill bolts to free them...

I bought 2 bottles of oxygen for the mapp gas torch because 1 of the nuts on the driver side strut rod of my '65 Rambler was really stuck.. 750 Ft/LBS impact wrench wouldn't crack it loose.. I tried, propane torches, all 3 that I have ( all diffrent tips ) and even tried them with just the mapp gas, but none of them worked good enough to break it free... so I fired up the Mapp torch, and got it loose..

it took 1.5 bottles of oxygen b4 I got the nut to move, and then the rest, was keeping it hot enough, to free it all the way.. then just enough oxygen left over to run a cutting test
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