In a message dated 10/23/2007 1:13:46 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time,
I cut the pin flush with the outer frame rail with a sawzall, then was able
to remove the remaining piece with the body in place and no hole drilled in
it. I put a pickle fork under the pin head and beat on the end of the pickle
fork so that it acted as a lever to pull the pin. I also used Aerokroil, a
torch, and curse words. Quite a bit of torch, actually.
I have to tell you abut my facial injuries I sustained trying to remove
mine. I rolled under the car on my creeper with my propane torch. I had a
idea about heating the bolt, and spraying liquid wrench on while hot. I
heated the dickens out of it, then turned the torch off, and sprayed the hot
with Liquid Wrench. There was a huge fireball right in my face. I banged may
head up and rolled over my fingers trying to get out.
I had no eyebrows, no eyelashes, my hairline had receded, my face was
sunburnt and I had several cuts and bruises where my head had bounced off the
underside coming out. Worst was my fingers-badly bruised.
it doesn''t take an open flame to ignite Liquid Wrench!
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