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Old 07-05-2004, 05:35 PM
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Shock tower removal on 66 Nova, help!

I want to replace the shocks on my 66 Nova, but cannot get the shock tower bolts off. The mounts have a very slim headed 9/16" bolt that sticks up for the four mounting nuts to lock on, however, the bolt heads are under the fender, below the tower and there is about 1/2 the thickness of a normal open end wrench to get to these bolt heads. What is up with this? Seams like these should be spot weelded, minimum. Anyway, is there a special wrench for this project, or should I go out and try to find a 9/16" open end wrench that is only 3/16" thick?

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Old 07-05-2004, 08:31 PM
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What you need is a "tappet" wrench, they are thin.

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Old 07-06-2004, 05:48 AM
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I will stop by my local parts shop and get a set, thanks 302/Z28!
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