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Old 10-30-2011, 10:54 AM
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Originally Posted by poncho62
The older American stuff we tend to play with are mostly SAE.....There was a while in the 70s, when you didnt know what wrenches to bring out, those cars had both.....
My 1996 c-2500 is like that. Pain in the butt.

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Originally Posted by tech69
I don't see a lot of hex bolts but have gotten a sae socket set but am not sure if I should have gotten metric. I guess whatever is most common is the right choice. Any response appreciated.
Was checking for noises in the rearend area of a friend's Magnum R/T last night. The drainplug was a h14 Hex if I remember correctly. That IRS was seriously tucked under the car. Completely OT - but I was also blown away by how plastic fantastic the underside of that car is, even compared to my brothers 96 mustang. It's a tight fit under there for being such a big car.
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