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Old 11-11-2005, 09:00 PM
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Frozen A-Arm Bolts - 59 Ford

The only way I could get the lower A-Arm Bolts off my part car was with a Saws All. Any advice before I take a run a my project car would be appreciated.

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Dan.

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Locate new bolts before starting?

Soak 'em down good.
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Got A Torch??

Use a torch to losen up the bolt. That's the way I loosen up bolts and nuts so I don't butcher up the part I want to use.
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Heat the bolt itself, let it cool, then remove. Use new bolts. Try to move the bolt tightening it first by just a whisker, then try to loosen.
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Also do what "56" said but if it stars to break free tighten then loosen the bolt. Do this repeating it as you loosen it more. This way the threads will clean up and they won't gall and break the bolt. Use lots of penetrating oil. This should do it!!!
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Heat, impact gun, clean the threads, lots of penetrating oil. ................
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Yep! Time for the heat.
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To add, WD40 is not penetrating oil and it doesn't work well in this application. Use PB Blaster or something similar.
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I use..."Break Away"....made by Knights, I believe....good stuff.
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