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I NEED HELP FAST!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by malander, Sep 3, 2010.

  1. Sep 3, 2010 at 1:41 PM
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    malander

    malander [OP] That's some tight butthole

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    I am installing my jba cat back and the bolts to the cat are rusted and arent coming off i am going to take my angle grinder to it but what size bolts fit back in? also what size bolts fit into the o2 sensor? and will rtv silicone work as a gasket? i have an hour before i gotta go to practice i didnt think this one through but i could really use some help! thanks
     
  2. Sep 3, 2010 at 8:05 PM
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    malander [OP] That's some tight butthole

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    bump now i cant get the o2 sensor bolts off theyre rusted in and i dont know what i could do to get them out any help is appreciated
     
  3. Sep 3, 2010 at 8:09 PM
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    Did you use penetrating oil on anything? Really you should have sprayed everything the night before then sprayed it again in the morning before you got to work.
     
  4. Sep 3, 2010 at 8:12 PM
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    Use pb blaster on the rusted bolts and nuts leave it soak overnight and easy unbolted
     
  5. Sep 3, 2010 at 8:16 PM
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    malander [OP] That's some tight butthole

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    ill run out and get some tomorrow thanks for the help guys i guess i overlooked that one hopefully itll work...until then STRAIGHT PIPE it sounds pretty sick but my 02 is still in my stock pipe lol
     
  6. Sep 3, 2010 at 9:38 PM
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    malander [OP] That's some tight butthole

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    will an air hammer do the job if they are stripped? they look like a good option and i may get a cheap one tomorrow
     
  7. Sep 3, 2010 at 9:44 PM
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    Was your O2 sensor after your cat? If your doing cat-back you shouldn't have to remove your O2 sensor. Spray some PB Blaster on the cat bolts to loosen the rust and NO, RTV is NOT a good gasket! Get some real exhaust gaskets dude.
     
  8. Sep 4, 2010 at 3:57 AM
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    malander [OP] That's some tight butthole

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    it is after the cat but the install directions say to take it out so you can replace it into the new intermediate pipe i dont think theres a way around that. i used some wd40 last night and will go out and get some stuff to finish the job today. any suggestions on gaskets that i can get locally?
     
  9. Sep 4, 2010 at 4:02 AM
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    pb blaster is the shit bro
     
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    soaked all bolts on my leafs springs a couple of times when I was getting ready to swap them out - everything came apart really easily. pb blaster is great stuff!
     
  11. Sep 4, 2010 at 6:38 AM
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  12. Sep 4, 2010 at 8:27 AM
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    soak, soak, soak and having a "Heat wrench" would help too..;)
    Any good parts store will have exhaust gasket material,if not the exact gasket...a few extra $$ right now will save headaches later...


    Matic, PLEASE don't encourage her ;), if SHE believes ,then the rest of us survive another day :cool: plus she looks good in an apron ( so i've been told :rolleyes: ).....
     
  13. Sep 4, 2010 at 8:49 AM
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    malander [OP] That's some tight butthole

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    alright yall thanks for all the advice hopefully i can bag this project today
     
  14. Sep 4, 2010 at 9:10 AM
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    The bolts on mine were rusted on too, I used an Impact Wrench and it broke it all free.
     
  15. Sep 4, 2010 at 12:19 PM
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    malander [OP] That's some tight butthole

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    i wish i could do that i just dont have an air compressor or an impact wrench. i got everything but the sensor on right now, the jba system is nice but it doesnt fit amazing and i still have some issues to figure out
     
  16. Sep 4, 2010 at 12:26 PM
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    Try a Breaker Bar?
     
  17. Sep 4, 2010 at 12:29 PM
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    malander [OP] That's some tight butthole

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    im a noob :( whats that?
     
  18. Sep 4, 2010 at 12:33 PM
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    i think its in for good with no air tools im pretty limited i guess the exhaust was cheap so i may just get a new o2 sensor do you just splice the old wire and hook it up?
     
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