Before you round the thing out completely, get a good 1/2" six point
impact socket of the right size and use a 1/2" air impact wrench.
Soak the nut in penetrating oil, crank the gun to max, and have at
it. It might take a lot of cycles cycles, but it will come.
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On Mar 25, 2007, at 4:13 PM, Tim Murphy wrote:
> If you have access to "Kroil" try soaking it in that or spray on
> and let sit
> overninght. Somethimes the stuff is truly miraculous. It is an
> penetrating oil. A nearby shop may have some you can use.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mark Eginton" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Sunday, March 25, 2007 5:33 PM
> Subject: [Fot] Recalcentrant Bolt!!!
>> I hate being beaten by equipment but here I am having tried
>> of a cutting torch to break lose that @$%*ing crank bolt where
>> behind the
>> on an old TR2 engine. Tried pneumatic and hammer impacts, sweet
>> big mallets having laid waste to one wrench and one socket (gotta
>> craftsman replacement policy) and now I have moved on to fermented
>> before I indulge in a monster frustration tantrum guaranteed for
>> satiation and long term expensive grief.
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