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Re: Strut Install Question - Remove Top Nut with Strut In Car?

Post by erikv11 » Wed Oct 26, 2016 10:05 am

The cross nut is pretty easy to tighten with a pipe wrench or even big channel locks.
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Re: Strut Install Question - Remove Top Nut with Strut In Car?

Post by BackRoadSeeker » Wed Oct 26, 2016 12:20 pm

erikv11 wrote:Is the amount of thread between the top nut and the end of the strut, the same on both sides now? If it is, I wouldn't sweat it.
They're close enough in my mind - maybe one thread or less of difference.
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